Closing the Gaps

It takes intention to achieve true inclusion. Tune in for a tactical exploration of closing the gaps, increasing representation, and transforming workplace culture.

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Released January 2022

10 minutes

Employees experience misconduct every day, and without viable means of trustworthy communication these systemic problems will continue to pervade our workplaces. We encourage you to read through The Vault’s Trust Gap study yourself.

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It takes intention to achieve true inclusion. Tune in for a tactical exploration of closing the gaps, increasing representation, and transforming workplace culture.

Released August 2021

8 minutes

How do we achieve pay equity for women around the world? The Advancing Equality Calculator is a tool built by The Female Quotient and powered by Citi that aims to help organizations achieve pay parity. Calculate your raw pay gap — regardless of where you are in the world — understand the impact on your organization’s revenue and global GDP, and get tailored insights that will help you drive equality forward.

Released August 2021

12 minutes

How do we close the gaps of representation in our speaker programs? FQ and Facebook, came together to develop a first-of-its-kind tool that aims to increase diversity on panels and at conferences, with both internal and external events.

Released August 2021

9 minutes

We’ve seen more and more companies – of all sizes – “come out” as allies to minorities and other underrepresented groups across the United States. As we move forward into an increasingly more fluid world, what role should companies continue to play when it comes to shifting the perception and representation of the LGBTQ+ community in particular?

Released August 2021

12 minutes

The rapid rise of digitization and automation was made clear during the pandemic. Research from the World Economic Forum showed that gender gaps are more likely in sectors that require disruptive technical skills where women have low representation. For example, in Cloud Computing, women make up 14% of the workforce; in Engineering, 20%; and in Data and AI, 32%.

Released August 2021

10 minutes

Today, Latinas make up 1 in 5 women in this country. Put simply, Latinas are the secret to our nation’s success — and they’re leading the way across industries – in business, government, and our communities. So, where are all the Latina leaders?

Released July 2021

12 minutes

In this Guide, we explore the 2020 Women of Color in Business: Cross-Generational Survey©, a newly released report by Bonita C. Stewart and Jacqueline Adams, two trailblazing business leaders, co-authors, and Harvard Business School alumnae, launched in collaboration with the Executive Leadership Council.

Released November 2020

11 minutes

We acknowledge that board members have an almost unparalleled influence on the direction and strategy of the company. Let’s get smarter by setting on the business imperative to get more women leaders on boards that play an essential role in driving effective governance.

Released November 2020

9 minutes

How can we pull up a chair at the head of the table for more black women? In this Guide, we’ll explore the path to boardroom parity for black women, offering key insights from a community of women corporate board directors focused on advancing board excellence, modern governance, and board diversity.

Released September 2020

9 minutes

Did you know that for every 100 men promoted at the management level, only 60 Black women are promoted? In fact, 59% of Black women in the workplace have never even had an interaction with someone at the senior level. In this Guide, we focus on the state of racial equality in the workplace, especially as it pertains to Black women. Tune in to discover innovative ways in which companies and partners can creatively and culturally elevate conscious leadership within their organizations.

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6 Episodes

Hear from female innovators tackling global issues such as climate change, food security, and technological connectivity.

2 Episodes

Discover highlights from The Female Quotient’s Equality Lounge® at Advertising Week, featuring conversations with industry experts, global leaders, and luminaries.

2 Episodes

Discover highlights from The Female Quotient’s Equality Lounge® at Davos, featuring conversations with industry experts, global leaders, and luminaries.

5 Episodes

This special series is part of an initiative IBM launched with The Female Quotient called “Call for Code: Path to Building Solutions.” Tune in.

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