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Inclusive Leadership

Combining academic insight with real-world strategies, the Lab researches how organizations can create a more level playing field, where diverse talent can innovate and excel.

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Gender Equality in 2019: What is it going to take to get us there?

In this symposium, panelists discussed gender equality today, what progress has been made in the last two decades, and what barriers prevent additional change. The audience walked away with a new understanding of the durability of inequality and with actionable steps to generate equality in their organizations and communities. Click HERE for an overview and a link to a recording of the presentations.


The VMware Women's Leadership Innovation Lab at Stanford University generates foundational research to advance women's leadership by diagnosing barriers, developing and evaluating interventions to get beyond barriers, and disseminates research-based solutions by bridging the gap between research and practice.