Fresh insights about how to change workplace structures and cultures for gender equality
Leaky pipeline to leadership?
Sticky floors in middle management jobs?
Impenetrable glass ceiling?
Persistent gender pay gap?
Lack of flexibility in management jobs?
These are the issues that I deal with.
For over 15 years I have been helping leaders and managers to change things in their organisations. To modernise workplace processes and practices and open up opportunities for women.
What I find is that everyone benefits, not just women.
I am an applied sociologist specialising in gender and organisation. That means I analyse structures, processes, attitudes and cultures of organisations that influence how men and women behave and perform at work and in life. I am also a professional management consultant and for over 13 years for KPMG in the UK I advised private sector clients, policy-makers, front-line public service providers and not-for-profit organisations about what, why, and how to change things to make work, work better.
I have helped many different organisations take a critical look at how HR and inclusion policies and processes work 'on the ground' and to design new ways of doing things that produce better outcomes. My special interest is in improving outcomes for women in employment and have recently completed a doctorate on that topic.
My book in progress "Women's Work" will be published in 2018.
What I do really well is to unpick topics and issues about gender and inclusion that are complicated and sensitive and I generate insight that direct organisational change in very practical ways.
My services and recent projects are here.
Half the Sky is a UK research consultancy founded in 2013 by Zoe Young.
"Women hold up half the sky"