Lauren Stiller Rikleen is nationally known as an engaging and dynamic speaker who brings insight, research-based rigor, and gentle humor to each presentation.
Lauren maintains an active speaking schedule and is available to present on a variety of topics of importance in today's workplace, including:
Understanding generational differences and creating successful multi-generational teams: Lauren approaches the topic of generational issues in the workplace in a nuanced, thoughtful, research-based, and entertaining way. She challenges the stereotypes, offering alternative theories that demystify perceived generational differences. Lauren also provides concrete tips and strategies that promote institutional excellence and strengthened workplace teams.
Minimizing the impacts of unconscious bias in the workplace: Lauren provides a clear understanding of the fascinating research that brings to light the science of unconscious bias. These biases can emerge in many of the workplace structures that affect career development, such as assignments and performance evaluations. Lauren offers examples of the ways in which we are all influenced by our unconscious biases, and delivers specific strategies for combatting the impacts.
Retention and advancement of women: As a former law firm equity partner, a leader in community and professional organizations, and the author of a ground-breaking book addressing institutional impediments to women’s success, Lauren brings decades of research and life experiences to her presentations on women’s retention and advancement. Lauren also focuses on ways women can advance into leadership roles and why it matters.
Designing and implementing a successful Women’s Initiative: Affinity networks can be a critical way for women – and men – to work together to address barriers to advancement. Lauren details the components of an effective Women’s Initiative does and does not include, and describes how to build an affinity network that aligns women’s advancement and organizational strategies.
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