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The award-winning San Francisco Gender Equality Principles Initiative is a groundbreaking program that helps organizations achieve greater gender equality through implementation of the seven Gender Equality Principles.


This website provides organizations with many valuable resources, including:

  • A confidential assessment to track their progress toward a more equitable workplace
  • Bay Area model practices from the Gender Equity Challenge
  • Summaries and updates from our roundtables and events
  • An extensive database of relevant resources and innovative new research
  • And so much more!

Learn more about the Gender Equality Principles and take your first step toward optimizing your gender advantage.

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How equitable is your organization? Learn more by taking our self-assessment.

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The Paid Leave Playbook: Strategies for Success Event on Friday, June 9, 2017
The Paid Leave Playbook event at UC Hastings taught employers, large and small, how to retain employees and create a more productive environment through their paid leave policies. Attendees received the latest tips to effectively implement the San Francisco Paid Parental Leave Ordinance from the Office of Labor Standards Enforcement and Legal Aid at Work.

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Have questions about the San Francisco Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance?

Check out OLSE's new FAQs.

More updates available on the News Page.

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The founding partners wish to thank Symantec Corporation for its continuing support.