The Leadership Machine

We have seen progress, but still have a long way to go before we reach gender parity in leadership. There is a constant stream of new content reminding us that this is a problem, but rarely do we see comprehensive research and actionable advice.

This is the one of a ten-part series covering the sessions from Calibrate 2016, an engineering leadership conference held on September 30, 2016 in San Francisco.

“I think that the world of tech and that the world of women in business has come a long way since my business partners tried to deny my maternity leave retroactively because in their view parenthood was a lifestyle choice.” - Janice Fraser

Janice Fraser has compiled the research for us into a cohesive picture. In this talk, Janice presents the causal patterns of gender imbalance in leadership and the evidence for how to begin to change it.

Janice gives us a refreshing and encouraging perspective on this problem that is informative, entertaining, and actionable. You will not regret spending 24 minutes learning how to develop explicit strategies for managing our own careers and understanding how best to support others.