Welcome to your Workplace Gender Intelligence Survey

Is your CEO authentically committed to advancing women in leadership in your organization?

Are members of your executive team committed to advancing women?

Do you have a compelling business case that convinces all executives of the importance of Gender, Diversity, and Inclusion?

Does your business case focus on bottom line values both internally in teamwork and externally with clients or customers?

Do you have a clear and measurable strategic plan for advancing women?

Are you having challenges advancing women and minorities at all levels?

Are you having challenges recruiting women or advancing women through the interview process?

Are you having challenges retaining women and minorities?

Have you recently implemented mandatory diversity training for your leaders and managers, such as unconscious bias training?

Is there presently a sponsorship program for high potential women, just mentorship, or neither?

Are male leaders a part of your women’s network or women’s leadership council?

Have you conducted a cultural analysis to understand exactly what you are solving for?

Do you understand why your existing D&I programs may not be showing the success you expected?

Are you actively working on engaging men in the gender conversation?


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Renée Lundholm – President of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce

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Jim Riddell – Executive Vice President of General Motors

“In the two decades, scores of diversity consultants have appeared on the scene in global businesses and governments… The best of the bunch is Barbara Annis.”

Tony Blair – British Prime Minister

“Anyone who has experienced a coaching session or workshop with Barbara Annis will never be the same… It’s a wake-up call that leaves you refreshed and with fire in your belly.”

Mary Kay Ash – Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics

“Barbara has an ability to get in under my skin and create unparallel learning for me, a very cynical businessman. Thank you doing this with such tenacity and elegance.”

Richard Barton – CEO & President of Xerox

“My sincere appreciation for the Men and Women in Business Program. We have had tremendous feedback from the participants from all aspects of the program. This truly was a “state of the art” experience. Thank you Barbara, your powerful messages and tremendous presence was the key. You and your associates are true professionals. Also, many specifically commented on how valuable it was to hear from our customers, partners and competitors on this very important topic.”

Khalil E. Barsoum – CEO/President of IBM Canada

“I had no idea how important it was to recognize gender differences. It affects everything we do from how we work in teams, market and sell our product, and deal with management. Thank you Barbara! An outstanding session for both men and women.”

Rob Singer – President, Europe of Sarah Lee