In recent months, it would be difficult, if not impossible, to have missed the news stories shining a light on the many challenges women face in the workplace.
The truth is, all employees should be able to participate in, and contribute to, the progress and success of an organization, and organizational leaders play an important role in creating a culture where employees are comfortable doing so.
To that end, we asked five health and fitness industry leaders (who just so happen to be women) to share their thoughts on how to create a supportive workplace for women.
Not surprisingly, a zero-tolerance policy for harassment and discrimination and a commitment to equal pay topped their lists. Here are some of the other areas that they identified as contributors to a supportive workplace culture.