A Conversation About Inclusion & Diversity:  The “Silent” Challenge of Creating Equal Networking Opportunities In and Outside of the Workplace

A Conversation About Inclusion & Diversity: The “Silent” Challenge of Creating Equal Networking Opportunities In and Outside of the Workplace

As part of a journey to strengthen our culture of inclusion, we began writing quarterly editorials last year designed to stimulate conversation about relevant and sometimes challenging topics. The idea is that healthy and open dialogue is an essential prerequisite to breaking down the barriers to inclusion. We are energized by the feedback to date, and are excited to continue this conversation...

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How Will You #PressforProgress?

How Will You #PressforProgress?

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.  2018’s theme is “#PressforProgress”, which is a call to motivate and unite friends, colleagues, and communities to think, act, and be gender inclusive. The World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report found that gender equality is over 200 years...

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Elevating Women in the Workplace: Talking with Sallie Krawcheck

Elevating Women in the Workplace: Talking with Sallie Krawcheck

  Sallie Krawcheck is the CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevest, an innovative digital investment platform for women. She is the Chair of Ellevate Network, the global professional woman’s network, and of the Pax Ellevate Global Woman’s Index Fund, which invests in the top-rated companies in the world for advancing women. She is the best-selling author of “Own It: The Power of Women at...

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Our Commitment to #PressforProgress

Our Commitment to #PressforProgress

International Women’s Day presents an opportunity to unite and galvanize communities around a shared vision to Press for Progress towards equality for all. Yet, I think many people would agree that this is only one day, among 364 others, that reminds us that we should be working towards a universal goal for gender equality and women empowerment.…

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Hacking Inequality: WINFO 2018 Hackathon

Hacking Inequality: WINFO 2018 Hackathon

180 students, 12 hours, 1 question: “What does equality mean to you?” West Monroe Partners had the opportunity to sponsor and mentor the 6th annual University of Washington Women in Informatics hackathon; where students from all walks of life came together to tackle real-world problems surrounding equality. From ideation, to design, and all the way through development, these students were...

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A Conversation About Inclusion & Diversity, Part 4: One Year Later, How Open Dialogue Has Inspired Action

A Conversation About Inclusion & Diversity, Part 4: One Year Later, How Open Dialogue Has Inspired Action

This year, in an effort to be transparent about the journey we are undertaking to strengthen our culture of inclusion with both our employees and external stakeholders – our clients and neighbors in the communities where we live and work – we are publishing a series of articles to create an open dialog about inclusion and diversity.…

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Re-imagining STEM: Our Takeaways from the Washington STEM Summit

Re-imagining STEM: Our Takeaways from the Washington STEM Summit

West Monroe recently was a proud sponsor of the Washington STEM Summit, a day-long gathering of local and national education STEM thought leaders, innovators and champions who are united by a desire to advance excellence, innovation, and equity in STEM education. As deep technologists, we at West Monroe feel passionate about making STEM education accessible to all students, to increase the...

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See to Be: Takeaways from WMP Seattle’s Women’s Networking Event

See to Be: Takeaways from WMP Seattle’s Women’s Networking Event

A year after the film Hidden Figures brought attention to the role of female “computers” during the Space Race, Lego launched its latest crowd-sourced set, the Women of NASA. Four extraordinary space heroes—Nancy Grace Roman, Margaret Hamilton, Sally Ride, and Mae Jemison—will be memorialized in one of our culture’s highest honors, a Lego mini-figurine.…

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Conversations on the Power of Inclusion: Celebrating Ramadan as a Team

Conversations on the Power of Inclusion: Celebrating Ramadan as a Team

Each year, over a billion Muslims participate in the month of Ramadan, where they fast from sunrise to sunset. During this time, Muslims refrain from putting anything in their bodies in order to eliminate distractions to focus on giving back to the community and ultimately work towards becoming the best possible version of themselves.…

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