Courage to Challenge Gender Bias: JOIN #PeopleSkills Chat Mar 5th

Courage to Challenge Gender Bias is #PeopleSkills global Twitter chat topic.

WHEN: Sunday March 5, 2017 at 10AM ET. Hashtag: #PeopleSkills

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Background on This Chat Topic: Courage to Challenge Gender Bias

Gender bias takes many forms and has far reaching effects. It affects people’s livelihood, sense of self, ability to sustain themselves, to name just a few outcomes. Join us Sunday March 5, 2017 10amET/3pmGMT in #PeopleSkills global Twitter chat as we explore the courage to challenge gender bias around the world.

Joining me as co-host for this chat is Kalyani Sekhar is an IT professional with experience in project, quality & risk management. She carries a deep belief that human potential is infinite and can be motivated to deliver miracles. Also, co-hosting is Nabomita Mazumdar a social evangelist based in Mumbai. An alumna of XLRI Jamshedpur, Nabomita began her career as an HR professional; she moved on to community management establishing a foothold as an expert in the startup domain. Because of her social media presence, HR expertise and community management experience Ms. Mazumdar evolved into a major influencer.

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The Courage to Challenge Gender Bias

Gender bias exists and has long lasting effects. Despite advances, gender discrimination persists and leaves many blocked from success and happiness. We can challenge it and change it! Join us in #PeopleSkills global Twitter chat on Sunday March 5, 2017 10amET/3pmGMT to explore the courage to challenge gender bias.

Some questions to get us thinking in advance. Actual questions will post live during the chat.

  • What do you picture & how do you feel when you hear phrase ‘gender bias’?
  • What is the difference between gender bias & gender stereotype, if any?
  • Is gender equality/equity important? Why/why not?
  • What problems does gender bias and gender inequality create?
  • Where does gender bias come from? Why does it persist even today?
  • How can the courage to challenge/change gender bias take root & build momentum?
  • What are the cultural roots & barriers we must overcome to remove gender bias?
  • How have some workplace policies helped in overcoming gender bias?
  • How can people skills help in overcoming gender bias?
  • What are top 3 things we can do to remove gender bias & promote gender equality?

So bring your personal perspective, your favorite beverage, and join the people skills global chat community this Sunday March 5, 2017 10amET/3pmGMT on Twitter (hashtag: #PeopleSkills) to share your experience to challenge gender bias.

I also invite you to continue this chat by joining the Google+ People Skills Community and the LinkedIn Group People Skills Succeed to be a part of all the people skills discussions everyday 24×7. Get your people skills community member badge here.

Shout Out of Gratitude

My gratitude to all who participate and grow the people skills global chat community on Twitter (#peopleskills), Google+, and LinkedIn. We welcome your suggestions for topics, offers to co-host, and most especially your individual insights.

Continued thanks to generous chat moderators Chantal Bechervaise, Dave Moore, Jandis Price and Tom Rhodes for their time and insightful contributions.

Hope you will all join People Skills Global Twitter Chat #PeopleSkills this Sunday March 5, 2017 10am ET/7am PT /3pmGMT to explore the courage to challenge gender bias.

Everyone is welcome! We have only one rule in People Skills Global Chat: Respect for all even when we disagree.

TIP: If you have never been in a Twitter chat, you may find it helpful to log on to or, enter hashtag #peopleskills, and sign in to your Twitter account. The venue will insert the hashtag on each of your tweets and you will see all the tweets on one screen. Other tools available are, Hootsuite and TweetDeck.

I am the founder and host of the chat and will be happy to answer any questions you have in advance: Email me.

Chat with you this Sun. March 5, 2017 10amET/3pmGMT in People Skills Global Chat on Twitter (#PeopleSkills) TOPIC: The Courage to Challenge Gender Bias.

Until then, as always, I wish you bonds of happiness and success!

From my professional experience to your success,
Kate Nasser, The People Skills Coach™

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