For International Women’s Day and beyond, let’s build a more inclusive workplace

Lean In is proud to partner with International Women's Day by providing FREE impactful resources and co-hosting a special IWD #InspireInclusion event.

Helping women achieve ambitions and companies build inclusive workplaces

Women have made important gains in representation in the last few years. But we're still a long way from equality.

Lean In’s research shows that bias contributes to women being passed over for jobs and promotions, and almost 60% of women regularly experience microaggressions at work. Additionally, for many women, finding meaningful support at work is a major challenge. About 20% of women say they’re often the only woman in the room at work.

Knowing that these issues exist isn’t enough. We all need to take action and #InspireInclusion — on International Women’s Day and beyond.

Lean In’s research-backed programs can help do just that. Lean In helps companies create inclusive workplace cultures and connect women with the leadership training and peer support they need to reach their goals.

Download one of Lean In’s FREE resources, distributed in partnership with International Women’s Day, to build a more inclusive workplace in 2024 and beyond.

Plus, participate in the FREE IWD 2024 #InspireInclusion event hosted by Lean In.

Register for this special one-hour virtual event coming up on March 5 and be inspired through actionable steps to build a more inclusive culture at your company.

Don't miss out on this very practical and insightful IWD event open to everyone.

Help women go further with Lean In Circles

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Circles provide a space where women can come together in small groups across roles and levels for leadership skill building, peer-to-peer mentorship, and support. Using Lean In’s research-backed curriculum to navigate bias and promote career advancement, Lean In Circles help women to achieve their workplace ambitions.

Lean In Circles provide women in organizations with the peer mentorship and support they need to advance.

Circles provide a space where women can come together in small groups across roles and levels to get peer-to-peer mentorship, connect with each other, recognize and combat gender bias, and build leadership skills.

In this 60-to 90-minute workshop (optimized for virtual sessions), teams will have the opportunity to:

  • Get a snapshot of Lean In and McKinsey’s Women in the Workplace study - which gives companies the information they need to advance women and improve gender diversity. 
  • Participate in an interactive connection activity (available in seven languages) where participants will experience the power of peer mentorship and support for themselves.
  • Experience a taste of Lean In’s newest leadership program for women, covering topics such as how to find sponsors and get the recognition you deserve at work.
  • Learn what Lean In Circles are and how participants can continue to #InspireInclusion this year by starting their own Circle. 

Join Lean In for a live training on How to Bring Lean In Circles to Your Company to learn more about this program and how to bring it to your organization.

More than 86,000 Lean In Circles have been started in 183 countries and at over 3,000 companies - including P&G, Salesforce, and Medtronic. Companies of all sizes use Lean In Circles to help connect women with the peer support they need to reach their goals.

Learn how to fight bias with 50 Ways to Fight Bias

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50 Ways to Fight Bias is a free training program to empower all employees to combat the biases women face at work.

In this one- to two-hour IWD 50 Ways to Fight Bias workshop (optimized for virtual sessions), teams will:

  • Watch a short video to learn about the most common types of biases that women face at work—including the compounding discrimination women face based on their race, sexual orientation, disability, or other aspects of their identity.
  • Discuss specific examples of bias, brainstorm solutions together, and learn research-backed recommendations for what to do.
  • Commit to one action they will take as individuals to #InspireInclusion this year.

Join Lean In for a live 50 Ways to Fight Bias Moderator Training to learn more about this program and how you can bring it to your organization. 

50 Ways to Fight Bias has been used by thousands of organizations, including Amazon, PayPal, Walmart, and the Wharton MBA Program. And it works. 95% of program participants are more committed to challenging bias, and 96% of managers feel better equipped to discuss bias with their teams.

Learn more about building an inclusive workplace

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Learn more about all of Lean In’s research-backed Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) training programs that help women advance - and organizations build inclusive workplaces. 

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