Shelley Zalis

I am committed to equality in the workplace and helping women lead.

I’ve gone against the grain most of my career. In 2000, I left the corporate world to pioneer a lifestyle company and built OTX, which I recently sold to Ipsos. As the only female CEO on the top 25 list my whole career, I was inspired to launch my most recent endeavor, The Female Quotient and Girls’ Lounge. My company is committed to advancing equality in the workplace, reimaging corporate culture and helping women rise to leadership. We enter the workforce 50% female and 50% male, and end up at approximately 17% female in the c-suite. This drop is caused by women opting out at middle management, which I call “the messy middle.” I believe when you put women in any equation, the equation gets better.

  • 職場の平等、実現への第一歩は女性が「自分を大事に」すること

    「自分以外の」誰かの世話をするということにおいて、多くの女性たちには驚くほど高い能力がある。これは非常に興味深いことだ。年齢や職場での立場に関わらずどの女性にも、同僚を助けるために残業をして、スポーツジムに行くことを諦めた経験があるだろう。女性たちは誰に助けを求めることもなくいくつもの家事をこなし、 ...