I can't put it any better than the opening lines of this article:
There is no shortage of advice for women who want a more level playing field at work:
We should learn to accept criticism, stop apologizing, change our tone of voice, learn how to negotiate, sit at the table, and "lean in," yet still find that elusive work-life balance at the same time.
But we will never reach equality with only one gender putting forth all the effort.
In fact, studies have shown that the best people to promote both gender and racial diversity at work are . . . white men.
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