Executive leadership teams in the state of Alabama are an estimated 96% male. Middle management is approximately 60% male. In order to achieve greater diversity, inclusion, and gender equity in the workplace, men must be part of the dialog. When men are included in efforts to identify problem areas and define solutions for the entire organization, we see greater buy-in and opportunity created for lasting outcomes.
Men with Momentum is a membership-based program designed for men to have a safe space to explore the challenges faced by women and people of color in their organizations, and to speak candidly about their experiences with diverse talent. Our goal is to identify common barriers to creating inclusive and equitable work environments and to work together to define training and policy shifts to create lasting change.
Men with Momentum meets every other month for a two-hour session. Each session includes 45 minutes of content prepared and presented by an expert in the field and the Momentum team, followed by 75 minutes of facilitated discussion. The meetings will be an all-virtual format until it is safe to meet again in person, at which time the sessions will be a combination of virtual and in-person.
Intended outcomes include:
- Understanding of the systemic gender inequities that persist
- Commitment to build more equitable and inclusive teams
- Ability to identify and address bias in hiring, mentoring, and promoting talent
- Support of active efforts to address inequities in the organization and broader community
To learn more about how your organization can participate, email us.