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There’s a lot of talk about women and gender in the workplace. We think there are some major gaps in that conversation. But there’s a bright spot in that fog. Dave Smith is a professor of sociology in the College of Leadership and Ethics at the U.S. Naval War College. Brad Johnson is a professor of psychology in the Department of Leadership, Ethics, and Law at the U.S. Naval Academy and a faculty associate in the Graduate School of Education at Johns Hopkins University. In 2019, they published Athena Rising: How and Why Men Should Mentor Women. Their most recent book–and the topic of today’s conversation–is Good Guys: How Men can be Better Allies for Women in the Workplace. In particular, we discuss:

  • What does it mean to be an “ally” for women at work and why does it matter

  • Different types of allyship 

  • Practical steps for leaders and the world of work

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Books: Good Guys and Athena Rising 

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