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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome And Taking A Seat At The Table

Thought leaders in the Girls’ Lounge community share how to overcome self-doubt to have more confidence at work. Watch for real-world advice from Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient; Meredith Kopit Levien, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, The New York Times; Alicia Hatch, CMO, Deloitte Digital; Julie Green, Chief Experience Officer, Microsoft; Debra Bass, President, Global Marketing Services, Johnson & Johnson and Dyllan McGee, Founder and Executive Producer, MAKERS.

Actress Aisha Tyler and Shelley Zalis at the Girls' Lounge at SXSW 2018.

Actress/Director Aisha Tyler on diversity in media, and gender equality in hollywood

Aisha Tyler, talk show host, comedian and author, talks about diversity in the entertainment industry in the Girls’ Lounge at SXSW 2018.

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Shelley Zalis moderating panel with Congresswomen Colleen Hanabusa, Mia Love and Grace Meng at the Women in Politics Dinner at WeWork in New York City.

Why We Need More Women in Politics: Advice From United States Congresswomen

The Female Quotient and WeWork hosted a nonpartisan Women in Politics Dinner in New York City to amplify the need for equal representation and gender equality in government. Shelley Zalis moderated a panel with Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa (Hawaii), Congresswoman Mia Love (Utah), and Congresswomen Grace Meng (New York).


Autumn McDonald on How Equality is Beneficial to both Men and Women

Autumn MCDonald, owner ADM Insights & Strategy on how we can make men allies to help drive diversity and equality.


The Girls’ Lounge @ Cannes Lions 2018 | Breaking Down Silos: What It Takes To Be a Successful Leader

A discussion around the myths of female/male styles of leadership and what successful leaders should do to facilitate effective cross-team collaboration.


David Schwimmer on Recognizing and Changing the Conversation for Men

David Schwimmer on being a proactive bystander and creating an environment where people feel free to ask questions.


David Schwimmer on Potential to Learn and Change Certain Behaviors for Better

David Schwimmer on the potential to learn not to abuse your power.

Notebook with pink writing that reads "Make your own magic."

Do We Need A New Definition Of Successful Leadership?

What does it take to be a good leader today? A recent study conducted by The Female Quotient and Deloitte found that 72% of respondents believe we need a new definition of what a “leader” is in today’s world. Here are the top traits to cultivate to be a better leader at work.

Katie Couric on a panel at the Girls' Lounge at Cannes.

Katie Couric & Top Leaders On The State of Women In Media And Ads

Americans may see as many as 4,000 advertising messages a day. Those messages matter, because they impact our perceptions of gender. Top leaders share how they’re helping get media and advertising messaging closer to equal.


A Surprising Reason For Gender Inequality In Ads—And How To Fix It

Getting more female directors and creatives to produce the advertisements we all watch will increase the accurate portrayal of women. Not only will this drive equality, it will drive business. Here is why.


David Schwimmer on How Power and Perspective Can Change The Equation Around Harassment

David Schwimmer and Lissa Sherman on Creating content that incites real conversation around harassment in the work place.


Olympians Who Are Changing The Game: Equality Champions

Olympians Adam Rippon, and Mikaela Shiffrin, sit with Natalie Morales, to talk about the importance of being a role model, and the urgency of diversity in sports.


A new Era of Diverse Story telling with Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry shares with us about the importance to creating content for a diverse audience in the Girls’ Lounge at Cannes 2018