Japan America Society of Southern California &
Women's Leadership Counts
"Activating Your Kaizen Mindset" Webinar Series Part 2
Over five years of research, McKinsey and LeanIn.org’s Women in the Workplace report indicates more women have risen to the top levels of companies in the United States. Yet women continue to be underrepresented at every level. In the Asia Pacific region, the gender gap is even more pronounced. To change the numbers, companies need to focus on where the real problem is. We often talk about the 'glass ceiling' that prevents women from reaching senior leadership positions. In reality, the biggest obstacle that women face is much earlier in the pipeline, at the first step up to manager. Fixing this 'broken rung' is key to achieving parity. Jess Huang, an author of the report, will outline key findings, help us discover what we can do individually, and present concrete actions companies can take to move the needle.
McKinsey & Company
Jess is a Partner in McKinsey’s Silicon Valley location and an author of Women in the Workplace, McKinsey’s annual research on gender equality in the United States in partnership with LeanIn.org and the Wall Street Journal. She helps executives in the retail, consumer-technology, and travel sectors boost company growth and drive commercial effectiveness, particularly by tapping value from customer analytics, loyalty and digital marketing. Jess is also a driving force behind McKinsey’s personalization-at-scale workshop, which brings together B2C leaders to discuss innovations in customer engagement, personalization, loyalty, and analytics.
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Wednesday October 21, 2020
Thursday October 22, 2020
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