Lean In Presents: What Works for Women at Work
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Lean In Presents: What Works for Women at Work

Learn how to spot four patterns of gender bias—and hear women’s real-life strategies for navigating them successfully.
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4.3 (3 ratings)
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405 students enrolled
Created by LeanIn Foundation
Last updated 8/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 32 mins on-demand video
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • You will learn the four most common patterns of gender bias in the workplace.
  • You will find out how to spot gender bias in your workplace.
  • You will gain practical strategies to help you counter gender bias at work.
  • You will discover how to help your peers avoid the common pitfalls of gender bias.
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Requirements
  • You should have a desire to learn strategies for navigating gender bias in the workplace.
  • You should be willing to explore your life as material for learning.
Description

Four different patterns of gender bias shape today’s workplaces. The "What Works for Women at Work" course will help you spot all four patterns and give you proven strategies successful women use to navigate subtle bias.

LeanIn.Org is committed to offering women the ongoing inspiration and support to help them achieve their goals. This course is a partnership between LeanIn.Org and Joan Williams, distinguished professor of law at the University of California, Hastings College of Law and co-author of "What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know."

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for women of all ages who want to learn how to identify and navigate gender bias in the workplace.
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Curriculum For This Course
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What Works for Women at Work: Introduction
1 Lecture 02:48

Four different patterns of gender bias shape today’s workplaces. Learn about all four patterns and the proven strategies successful women use to navigate subtle bias. After you’ve watched this introduction, explore our additional lectures on each of the four forms of gender bias.

Introduction to What Works for Women at Work
02:48
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What Works for Women at Work
4 Lectures 29:28

In this lecture, learn how to identify and work through situations in which women have to provide more evidence of competence than men to be perceived as equally competent. Watch the video and then work through the attached downloadable "Prove It Again" Lesson Guide resource.

What Works for Women at Work Part 1: Prove It Again
05:36

In this lecture, learn how to navigate the tightrope women often face between being perceived as too “masculine” (and therefore respected, but not liked) and too “feminine” (and therefore liked, but not respected). Watch the video and then work through the attached downloadable "Tightrope" Lesson Guide resource. 

What Works for Women at Work Part 2: The Tightrope
07:03

In this lecture, you will learn about situations in which women who have children encounter assumptions that they’re no longer committed or competent at work—or that they shouldn’t be. Watch the video and then work through the attached downloadable "Maternal Wall" Lesson Guide resource.

What Works for Women at Work Part 3: Maternal Wall
08:31

In this lecture, you will learn about situations in which gender bias against women fuels conflict among women. Watch the video and then work through the attached downloadable "Tug of War" Lesson Guide resource.

What Works for Women at Work Part 4: Tug of War
08:18
About the Instructor
LeanIn Foundation
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LeanIn.Org is an initiative of the Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation to empower women to achieve their ambitions. We run a network of more than 33,000 Circles in cities and on campuses around the world, and they are changing lives. Members are asking for more, stepping outside their comfort zones, and leaning in. Learn more at our website. Let’s #LeanInTogether