Be Bold For Change: 10 Ways To Champion Women’s Advancement

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International Women’s Day is kindof a big deal for us. At Be Leaderly, we try to make it our mission 365 days a year to support the advancement of women leaders and amplify their voices, but there’s something uniquely affirming and energizing about a day where women worldwide get extra loud and proud about standing up, speaking out, and lifting each other up.

The theme for this year’s observance on March 8th was Be Bold For Change. With that in mind, I challenged members of our Be Leaderly community to identify one bold action they would take to celebrate women’s achievement or champion women’s advancement at work, and write it on a post-it note. Here’s mine:

1. Be Bold for ChangeThe responses from our Facebook community, Twitter followers and my International Women’s Day leadership workshop participants at Western Digital were equal parts inspiring, generous, and kick-ass awesome.

Here’s what they shared

2. Be Bold for Change
K. L.
3. Be Bold for Change
Christina
8. Be Bold for Change
Western Digital
4. Be Bold for Change
Bushra
5. Be Bold for Change
Bethany
7. Be Bold for Change
Kate
6. Be Bold for Change
Julie
9. BBCF
Vanessa
10. BBCF
Joyce

What action will you take to be bold for change?

Want to stand up, speak out, take the lead, and lift others up? What will you do in 2017 to celebrate women’s achievement and champion women’s advancement at work? Write yours in the comments section. We’d love to hear from you!

Jo Miller

A leading authority on women’s leadership, Jo Miller is a sought-after, dynamic, and engaging speaker, delivering more than 70 speaking presentations annually to audiences of up to 1,200 women. Her expertise lies in helping women lead, climb, and thrive in their corporate careers. Jo has traveled widely in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East to deliver keynotes and teach workshops for women’s leadership conferences, women’s professional associations, and Fortune 1000 corporate women’s initiatives. Jo is founding editor of BeLeaderly.com. Learn more about her speaking engagements at www.JoMiller.net and follow @Jo_Miller on Twitter.

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