What is the fastest way to create sweeping improvements in equity and inclusion? Invite white men to the conversation!
In this weeks episode, Dr. David Smith and I unpack the research that supports how engaging men as active allies and sponsors, creates inclusion for them in the equitable future we are all moving toward.
More about Dr David Smith:
Dr. David Smith, PhD, is co-author of the book, Good Guys: How Men Can Be Better Allies for Women in the Workplace and an Associate Professor at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.
David is a former Navy pilot who led diverse organizations of women and men, culminating in command of a squadron in combat. Over the course of his 30 year military career, Dr. Smith flew more than 3,000 hours including combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.
As a sociologist trained in military sociology and social psychology, he focuses his research in gender, work, and family issues including gender bias in performance evaluations, dual-career families, military families, women in the military, and retention of women employees. He is the co-author of Athena Rising: How and Why Men Should Mentor Women and numerous journal articles and book chapters that focus on gender and the workplace.
Learn more about David at: workplaceallies.com