More than ever, businesses are acknowledging the impact of gender bias around the office. But the fight for workplace equality cannot be one-sided. American Express OPEN columnist, Erika Napoletano, alongside RedPeg and industry leaders discuss the value in finding your voice and other influential ways to help end gender bias within the workplace.

“At my review, I told my two male superiors that this time I was going to speak first, and they were going to listen,” she says. “I stated my case, backed up with solid points and then said, ‘You have not promoted me but you expect me to deliver against a C-suite role. I don’t care if there aren’t any other global chief strategy officers—I’m good at what I do and I deserve to be recognized.'”

– Fredda Hurwitz, RedPeg’s Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer

 

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