#GoodRead | Adult Learning: Knowing When to Stand Up and When to Sit Down. A Guide for Men Who Want to Do Better

 by Houghton, Walter R. (Walter Raleigh), 1845-1929 [ no restrictions ],  via Wikimedia Commons

by Houghton, Walter R. (Walter Raleigh), 1845-1929 [no restrictions], via Wikimedia Commons

"Adult Learning: Knowing When to Stand Up and When to Sit Down. A Guide for Men Who Want to Do Better":

In the professional realm, men with the most status and power are going to have to use that status and power to further causes they believe in. They are also going to need to be willing to give some of it up. The next time someone offers you an opportunity, offer the name of an equally qualified woman instead of accepting. Refuse to appear in all-male panel discussions. Step aside in a political race in order to make room for a female candidate. Overhaul your hiring process if you are not getting enough female applicants. Hire a woman to tell you how to do that. Call out your boss when they are being sexist. Point out the times you are just echoing the idea that a woman voiced in the room earlier.

Read Audra Williams' full article at She Does the City here…

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