Lori Nishiura Mackenzie

Proven Ways to Pioneer Equity and Diversity

You might want to take a deep breath before you take this in: At the rate we’re going, it will take another 202 years for women to be paid as much as men, according to the World Economic Forum. The percent of women CEOs on the Fortune 500 list is still less than 7 percent—despite the fact that women represent 47 percent of the workforce. And, it’s all worse for … [ more ]

2018 Session | How to Get Buy-in to Pioneer Equity and Diversity in Your Organization

Are you tired of waiting for C-level directives to address the equity and diversity gaps in your organization? Don’t sit around and wait! Be a pioneer and create the change you want. Using best practices and lessons learned from first-hand experiences, this panel of experts will share expert advice on gender partnership and diversity initiatives. Get ready to leave this session armed with knowledge, actionable tips, and the motivation to … [ more ]

Could Your Emails Be Hurting the Friends You’re Trying to Help?

Technology hasn’t only made it easier to stay in touch with former colleagues, old classmates and far-flung friends. It has also made asking them for favors such as referrals and introductions as effortless as hitting send. Likewise, when you’re on the receiving end of such a request, it’s less or little hassle, in this age of email, to help a contact out. But before you make another ask or agree … [ more ]