2018 Gender Equity Challenge Practices

These programs and policies represent some of the impressive measures San Francisco Bay Area employers are implementing to shift organizational culture and advance women in the workplace. Each gender-responsive practice exemplifies one of the seven Gender Equality Principles, from work-life balance to civic and community engagement.


Schwab Advisor Services
The Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) Summer Intern Program helps the next generation understand the RIA industry and career opportunities in the field. Read more


Salesforce conducts an Equal Pay Assessment on an ongoing basis to review salaries for gender discrepancies and close the gender pay gap. Read more


Charles Schwab Investment Management
The Women’s Leadership Program supports female employees who specialize in asset management, a historically male-dominated part of the financial services industry. Read more


Duane Morris LLP
Mindful Return provides resources and support to help expectant and adoptive mothers prepare for maternity leave and their transition back to work. Read more


Cornerstone Research
The Women’s Forum mentors and develops women leaders within the firm by providing valuable content and the opportunity to network with female senior staff, prominent faculty, women litigators, and business and government leaders. Read more


Moss Adams
The GroWth Series is a year-long leadership program, targeting high-potential one to two-year senior managers, that is designed to strengthen the pipeline of women partners. Read more


California Department of Insurance
The Insurance Diversity Initiative was established to increase procurement from diverse suppliers, such as women business enterprises, and to increase diversity amongst governing boards within California's insurance industry. Read more

Pandora Media, Inc.
Pandora Women aims to activate a visible culture of community, empowerment, and diverse leadership by amplifying women and partnering with allies at Pandora. Read more


United Airlines
The Executive Diversity Council at United Airlines consists of 11 senior officers and leaders from various operational and functional groups that are committed to acting as champions of Diversity & Inclusion. Read more


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