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The need to work with men to close the gender gap


Women have been talking amongst ourselves for years about the obstacles we face in our careers. That’s a major reason the #MeToo movement has exploded. Not every woman has been sexually assaulted at work – but every woman knows how it feels to be marginalized, ignored and disrespected.

Yet women talking to each other is half a conversation. It can at best solve 50 percent of the problem. We need men to join us.

That’s why I wrote “That’s What She Said.” Men are realizing this is their issue too – that we need to work together to close the gender gap.

Joanne Lipman, Bestselling author of “That’s What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together,” and former Editor in Chief of USA TODAY and Chief Content Officer of Gannett

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