From Inclusion to Support: How to Build a Better Workplace

“From Inclusion to Support: How to Build a Better Workplace” (2019). The New York Times.

The New York Times catalogs changes that would create equitable workplace environments for women as proposed by participants at the New Rules Summit. Culture has a significant impact on the recruitment and retention of female workers; adjustments need to be filtered from the top, with chief executives leading the conversation around gender diversity. This article covers potential actionable solutions for exclusionary work environments and how to begin addressing ingrained biases, creating an alliance between men and women, and bolstering anti-harassment culture. In addition to arguing for the strife of women in the workplace, this list highlights the even greater barrier posed for women of color that separates them from success and inclusion in the workplace. Ultimately, this list does not just serve underrepresented populations, but the workplace as a whole. Diversity of perspective is beneficial to all.