#ChooseToChallenge – International Women’s Day 2021
How to support colleagues who are being silenced verbally at work.
Each of us is responsible for our own thoughts and actions. It may not be easy, but we can ‘choose to challenge’ conversational inequality. Prepare a phrase to avoid brain freeze when faced with conversational inequalities.=> FIND YOUR PREFERRED PHRASE
SDG Target 5.5 states: “Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life”. Gendelity reviewed Ireland’s approach to SDG 5.5 at local government level.
Is your local government acting on Ireland’s national ambitions to achieve SDG 5.5?=> EXPLORE THE STATUS, PLANS & ACTIONS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT
“What is the worst that can happen if you ask your colleagues what they are paid?”
Sharing salary information amongst colleagues is a critical way that women have uncovered unequal pay. Consider with whom you may be in a position to share information about both salary and benefits. Perhaps you, like Samatha Barry, can nurture a whisper network worth 10 thousand.=> How to Ask Your Coworkers About Their Pay
Before helping, you need to decide to help. Decide today.
Everyone has unconscious bias, stereotypes we hold about groups of people but of which we may be unaware. Learn more about unconscious discrimination and test yours.=> Read On For Fun Riddles To Test Your Unconscious Bias
Those around us are in an unrivaled position to help us. We all have something more to learn. But getting and giving feedback is hard. Here’s how to do it better (enriched with a few chocolate tips).
Asking for feedback may highlight good things of which you are unaware, and help avoid blind-spots that can impede or, even derail, your career.Learn About Actionable Feedback => Here