Our March forum hosted speakers that took a personal look at how gender equity in the workplace in our region faces a bumpy but ultimately rewarding future.  It is a path that has never been forged before and there is a need for guidance and mentors to help lead us. If we don’t want to wait 200 years or more, as speaker Carrie Douglass pointed out, to improve these statistics:

then we must exercise what speaker Yong Bakos called, “hyper-awareness.”

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City Club thanks March’s forum facilitator Mike Riley (The Environmental Center), speakers Carrie Douglass (The Haven) and Yong Bakos (OSU-Cascades; forum supporting sponsors The Haven and PacificSource for helping create this important conversation.

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