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Making Your Workplace Supportive For Women To Thrive As Leaders

Making Your Workplace Supportive For Women To Thrive As Leaders

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How can we foster more inclusive workplaces where women can not only become leaders at their organizations, but thrive in these leadership roles? Join Anya Cherneff, Founder of Empower Generation and member of the AAA Community Impact team, for a live, virtual Q&A;, to learn how she's helped support and implement changes to help women level-up their careers globally.


Anya Cherneff is the founder of Empower Generation and currently serves on the Board of Directors. (merged with The Pollinate Group in 2018) — a social enterprise that trains and supports rural women to lead inclusive businesses that deliver clean energy solutions to remote and slum communities in Nepal and India. Anya has dedicated her career to empowering women to power the world. She currently works at AAA as part of the Community Impact team, where she manages the AAA School Safety Patrol Program and serves as Chair of the Women.Empower Business Resource Group, where she builds and manages the leadership team and guides strategy that improves the workplace for women company-wide. Anya holds a MA in International Human Rights from the University of Denver and a BA in Anthropology from Columbia University.


  • I work as an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Coordinator for a professional society that seeks to help scientists (specifically light scientists) thrive in their careers. Unsuprisingly, only 20% of this workforce is made up of women and there is a smaller still percentage of women in leadership positions. We have found in our surveys that many women drop out of the workforce mid-career (most likely to start families). Do you have any advice for how to help women balance having children and advancing their academic career? It seems that science is a field that is just so competitive that being out of it, even for a short stent of maternity leave, leads women to feel inferior to their male colleagues and then pursue a different career. Thanks!

    Question by Meg on 2019-05-31
  • What does a 'women inclusive' workplace look like? Having worked in corporate for 20 years, in It, predominantly male dominated from a leadership perspective. I am not really sure what a woman inclusive environment would look like and wonder what is that ideal for women to thrive and be successful in.

    Question by A'donna on 2019-05-31
  • how to communicate with men at work. we have different communication skills and I am always criticized on my communication while I think their communication is really poor, has no context, and does not provide enough information.

    Question by Azadeh on 2019-05-31
  • Hello my name is Liliana D'Angeli, I am highly interested in these presentations however I find it to disadvantage that they are presented on weekdays and as I work for the Federal Government for DHS/CBP I am not allowed due to firewalls on our computers to access these helpful webinars. Is it possible you can present these on a Saturday? Or Sunday? I am frustrated working for Feds 30 + years as a woman I have many skillset and now looking to leave and go into private. There isn't a support group in the federal sector for women much less in law enforcement. I am in dire need to redo my resume for private sector and need coaching or sponsorship. Thank you for your time! Please contact me or find me in LinkedIn! Ciao! God Bless your efforts.

    Question by Liliana on 2019-05-31
  • how to use women in higher positions as mentors?

    Question by Estrella on 2019-05-31
  • What is the best way to create an innovative culture as a female manager, managing mostly men.

    Question by Erika on 2019-05-31
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    Question by Niloufar on 2019-05-30
  • Looking forward to hearing about actionable ways of making an environment friendly to women leaders that does not make men feel uncomfortable

    Question by Kristina on 2019-05-30
  • How to request a leadership position for the first time?

    Question by Sara on 2019-05-30
  • Just looking forward to learning more.

    Question by Crystal on 2019-05-30
  • What is the best piece of advise you have for women in workplace that want to promote change in their work environment.

    Question by Menchu on 2019-05-30
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    Question by Marcelle on 2019-05-29
  • How do we create a flexible work environment when you don't have one.

    Question by Alison on 2019-05-28
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    Question by Davon on 2019-05-28

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