Challenging Our Gendered Idea of Mentorship

Harvard Business Review

There’s so much buzz about male allies. Conversations, studies, and presentations about mentors and sponsors are almost always about how leaders who are men can help women. These narratives are important and necessary, of course. But they also offer a narrow definition of leadership, portraying men as the heroes in a story where women need help. While I, too, regularly share examples of male allies and help equip men to be advocates for women, I’m starting to tire of this one-sided portrayal. Read More>>>