Posts tagged #SponsorHer
The Elusive Inclusive Leadership Bench Needs a Different Hashtag - not #MentorHer

The new hashtag going around #MentorHer doesn’t cut it.  Not that I don’t appreciate the sentiment that there needs to be a focus on being more inclusive in developing leaders all up and down the organization. It’s that women tend to be over-mentored and yet under-sponsored. Sponsorship – where a senior leader actively advocates for promotion or advancement on behalf of another – is much more effective for building the number of women in leadership roles.

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