Hear Us Roar (Before We Quit)

Last week, the latest Women in the Workplace report by McKinsey and LeanIn.org was released, ironically coinciding with the death of Australian singer Helen Reddy, who was famous for her Grammy-winning hit “I Am Woman: Hear Me Roar.” 

Like the song, the report had one clear refrain: Disproportionately affected by the Covid crisis, women—particularly working mothers—are roaring, asking to be heard. 

Will their message fall on deaf ears? Or will organizations realize now is their time to lean in and support their female workforce in the face of the unprecedented challenges 2020 has brought? 

“What we are seeing in this report should terrify all of us,” said Sheryl Sandberg, author of the best-selling book from which the Lean In movement originated, in an interview with NPR. “We are pulling the alarm bell here.”

As a board director, my job

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Robbie Fowler to use Roar model for East Bengal

He said he would aim to create a team where all players are treated equally regardless of their stature

East Bengal’s newly appointed coach Robbie Fowler said he would delve into his experience as Australia’s A-League Brisbane Roar manager as he begins work with the Indian Super League (ISL)’s latest entrant.

After taking over in April 2019, the former England and Liverpool striker overhauled the Roar’s squad. Following a slow start, he lifted them to fourth on the ladder before the league’s suspension owing to the pandemic. It was his first assignment as full-time coach. In 2011, he was a player-coach at Thailand’s Muangthong United, helping the club to a third-place finish.

“My coaching philosophy in a team is that we want to be competitive, we want to play the right way and we want to get the right results. East Bengal is going to be a possession-based team. I

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