3 Reasons Why Organisations Love Women’s Employee Resource Groups When Talking About Diversity

Have you noticed how popular the women’s employee resource groups are in organisations?

Especially around International Women’s Day!

Get your pen and paper ready because I’m going to give you 3 Reasons why Organisations Love Women’s Employee Resource Groups

In todays show we discuss several things including:

  • Why Gender Equality remains a priority
  • Why Women’s Resource Groups are important for Talent Development
  • The one group that seems to benefit from Diversity & Inclusion initiatives

Here’s some of what I share in the show:

Many organisations still see Diversity & Inclusion in terms of Gender

Part of the reason is the political and legal pressure to address the problem. In the UK all employers with over 250 employees are required to report their gender pay gap data. That’s a legal requirement”

Women’s employee resource groups are a “pipeline for the pipeline”

“If you have an effective employee resource group, it will have some kind of career development activities, this could be as simple as how to negotiate a pay rise or planning the next 3 years of your career.”

 Women’s employee resource groups are an easy way to include men in the conversation

“It allows men who want to help, to have a place to do so without controlling the agenda and this seems to be really popular. “


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