A year into #MeToo, the industry is struggling to define the rules of engagement for men (and women) in the workplace. A recent study by LeanIn.org reported that almost half of male managers say they’re uncomfortable working with women. To bring some clarity to the conversation, Shelley Zalis, CEO of The Female Quotient invited thought leaders and male executives from top companies to anchor the Men of Action Summit in The Girls Lounge during Advertising Week. “Gender equality is not a female issue; it’s a social and economic imperative,” Zalis explained. “We’re all in this together; we for we. It’s important to create proactive solutions for change and respect for all in the workplace.”
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