Mass media

NEW! “You have to see it to be it”: Missing female role models and what we can do about it

Amy Diehl
Ms. Magazine
December 27, 2021

Women’s accomplishments are missing from the history books and mass media. Here’s some tips for how we can correct the narrative.

NEW! When people assume you’re not in charge because you’re a woman

Amy Diehl and Leanne Dzubinski
Harvard Business Review
December 22, 2021

When women have to spend extra time to assert or prove their role, it can hamper their career paths and the organization’s effectiveness. Here are tips that can help.

How gender bias inhibits progress and what leaders can do about it

Amy Diehl
Ms. Magazine
August 18, 2021

Innovation requires a diversity of thought and perspective. Women must be equitably represented in our industries and barriers to their full participation eliminated.

‘Guys’ is not gender neutral–let’s stop using it like it is

Amy Diehl
Fast Company
April 27, 2021

We can all help the English language evolve towards inclusivity by eliminating the usage of “guys” when referring to people who are not male gender.

We need to stop ‘untitling’ and ‘uncredentialing’ professional women

Amy Diehl & Leanne Dzubinski
Fast Company
January 22, 2021

We propose new terms for an old practice of omitting titles for women while using them for men that diminishes women’s authority and credibility.

We need to talk about using pet names for women at work

Amy Diehl & Leanne Dzubinski
Fast Company
October 29, 2020

Pet names like “missy,” “kiddo,” and “girl” aren’t cute or funny. Language like this in the workplace is unprofessional and sexist.

3 ways to mitigate gender bias in higher ed technology departments

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Amy Diehl
University Business
Feb 4, 2020

Unconscious bias and invisible barriers embedded in organizational cultures constrain opportunities for women. Higher education technology departments are not immune. This article presents three ways leaders can mitigate gender bias in their higher education IT departments.