What’s Really Holding You Back at Work? with Michelle King

April 1st 2020 8:00 pm (EDT)

What’s Really Holding You Back at Work?

Michelle King, author of "The Fix," helps us break through those barriers that have been holding us back for years.

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Michelle King

Michelle King

Michelle King is a leading global expert in gender and organizations. She is a keynote speaker, researcher, writer, and advocate. Michelle has significant international experience advancing women in innovation and technology, leading global diversity and inclusion programs and advocating for women at work. Michelle has been featured in the Economist, Financial Times, Bloomberg, Business Insider, The Times, Daily Mail and LinkedIn Editors.

Michelle is the Director of Inclusion at Netflix, and former head of UN Women’s Global Innovation Coalition for Change, which includes managing over 30 private sector partnerships as well as three key initiatives focused on leveraging innovation and technology to accelerate the achievement of gender equality and women’s empowerment. These include the Gender Innovation Principles, the She Innovates Global Program and the 4Good Program in South Africa. In 2019 Women Tech Founders, a Chicago-based organization dedicated to advancing women in the tech industry, awarded Michelle with the 2019 Inspiring Innovator Award, for her outstanding achievements in the sector.

In addition, Michelle is an advisory board member for Girl Up, the United Nations Foundation’s adolescent girl campaign and she is also an advocate for Dress for Success an organization that works to economically empower women worldwide.

Michelle is the author of, THE FIX: Overcome the Invisible Barriers that Hold Women Back at Work, which provides insights into the challenges women face at work and how to build workplaces that work for women. THE FIX received a Silver medal in the 2020 Axiom Business Book Awards within the Women/Minorities in Business category.



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Gender and organizations expert, Michelle King, will unearth the secret reasons you’re not moving forward and show us all how to finally break through some of these barriers. Michelle will help us to identify these barriers, how to become an ally to others and to help create cultures of equality at work.

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Interview with Michelle King

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