Talent leaders know that the career ladder can be slippery for women, but women don’t have to climb alone. By actively building a community—whether that’s based on cultural similarities or shared life and professional experiences—with talent leaders’ help, women can acquire the omnichannel support they need to advance.
In this intimate conversation, Sounding Board co-founder and CEO Christine Tao and Lean In senior vice president of programs and partnerships Archana Gilravi will discuss how their cultural and career commonalities helped to shape a foundation where they could better understand leadership challenges and identify solutions that propelled them up the career ladder (despite a few slippery rungs). They will also discuss the talent leader’s role in enabling this community building facet of leadership development.
- How to identify who should be on your professional sounding board
- How a spirit of service can enable more effective leadership
- Why leadership skill building and support are so integral for organizational and professional success
- Resources they can bring back to their organizations to help build a more inclusive workplace