The reality is that diversity in all its forms is a societal issue - and gender diversity is not just about women. So while there are some skeptics of the Male Champions of Change program, my personal belief is that until we involve everyone in solving this nothing much will change. Power, in all its forms, is challenging to let go of whether you are a man or a woman, so convincing men that they need to step down from leadership and give someone else a go, is not going to be easy if you yelling from the sidelines so to speak.
Once again - I'm a big fan of Annabel Crabb's writing. Here's more.
Extract from Sydney Morning Herald
Annabel Crabb - 5 September 2015
"Sex discrimination commissioner created a new club for male business leaders, who then vied to one-up each other.
For a person whose job it is to promote the interests of women, the Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick has spent an awful lot of time thinking about and talking to men.
Has her approach been provocative? Indisputably. Controversial? Sure. Worth it? I reckon – and here's why."