Wed, Apr 22|
Rise & Diversify - Rising Athenas, Male Allies and the Power of Inclusive Mentorship
Join us to hear David Smith, PhD, share the possible challenges of cross-gender professional relationships and how each of us can be intentional, inclusive, and excellent mentors, leveraging mentorship to create a more diverse workforce..
When & Where?
Apr 22, 2020, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
About the Event
Together in this online event we will explore the possible challenges of cross-gender professional relationships. Using David's research and organizational best practices, he will provide the “how to” for men, women, and organizational leaders who want to be intentional, inclusive, and excellent mentors, leveraging mentorship to create a more diverse workforce.
About David Smith
David Smith, PhD, is co-author of the forthcoming book, Good Guys: How Men Can Be Better Allies for Women in the Workplace and Associate Professor of Sociology in the College of Leadership and Ethics at the U.S. Naval War College. A former Navy pilot, Dr. Smith led diverse organizations of women and men culminating in command of a squadron in combat and flew more than 3,000 hours over 30 years 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. 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: davidgsmithphd.com.