Carol Fulp

Proven Ways to Pioneer Equity and Diversity

Group of colleagues meetingYou might want to take a deep breath before you take this in:

  • At the rate we’re going, it will take another 202 years for women to be paid as much as men, according to the World Economic Forum.
  • The percent of women CEOs on the Fortune 500 list is still less than 7 percent—despite the fact that women represent 47 percent of the workforce.
  • And, it’s all worse for women of color (despite last month’s report that the majority of Americans now entering the work force are people of color, primarily women).

Now for the good news! Research is revealing what works—and what doesn’t—in efforts to give all women a fair shot at career advancement; and Lori Nishiura Mackenzie of Stanford University Clayman Institute for Gender Research knows what they are. Read More

2018 Session | Navigating the Workplace in a Post #MeToo Era…Now What?

The #MeToo movement has led us to a watershed moment. Cultural norms and workplace policies are evolving. And new questions and realities are starting to surface. Anecdotes of men avoiding women have also started to proliferate. Some men wonder: Is it safe to take a closed-door meeting with, or mentor a woman? Some find themselves immobilized by fear. But we can do better. Join a panel of leading experts on gender partnership for a forward-looking conversation about how to constructively navigate the workplace in a post #MeToo world. Together we will explore how to dispel fear and mistrust to create a workplace that works for everyone. Read More


Office Hours: How to Self-Promote Without Feeling Like a Show-off

Talking yourself up when it’s expected, say, during a job interview, is one thing. But doing it during a team meeting or one-on-one with your boss can feel silly, phony, even slimy. As a result, many women don’t do it—and hold back their careers.

So how do you take credit for your work and feel authentic to yourself? Here, three executive women offer their advice: Read More

How She Got There: Carol Fulp’s Path to Becoming President and CEO of The Partnership Inc.

Carol FulpSixty years after the civil rights movement, a lot has been written in tribute to the great leaders who fought for social justice and helped open doors. But not much ink has been given to the children of the movement who bravely walked through those newly opened doors.

One such former child is Carol Fulp, who marched on Washington as a 12-year-old girl. Equal to the good fortune of growing up during the groundbreaking era is the responsibility she feels to build on the progress that was made. Read More