I heard from folks at Bloomberg this week when this piece came out: Big Oil Battles Gender Problem That May Take Generations to Fix. My response: Sure, it may. But it doesn’t have to. The key is for leaders to stop talking about the problem and start focusing on the solution: making diversity not just a “priority,” but a value.
This will help empower women and girls to forge paths in this sector. When my daughter sees representations of the people in the energy sector, she should see people like her.
And it will help empower everyone who cares about this issue to work together.
This is why we hold the GRIT Awards — to share the powerful stories of women. It’s why we’ve launched Experience Energy to help women build careers and advance in the industry.
What do you think we need to do to make gender parity happen now — and not leave it to future generations?
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