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The Effect Of #MeToo On The Corporate World


The rape trial of Harvey Weinstein focuses attention anew on the #MeToo movement that arose in opposition to sexual assault and harassment.  A lot of people took notice. 

In the corporate world, economist Sylvia Ann Hewlett finds a few problems.  For one thing, she thinks too little attention has been paid to non-white victims; for another, she sees man afraid to mentor women, possibly stalling out the women's careers. 

Problems and solutions get a full airing in Hewlett's book  #MeToo in the Corporate World: Power, Privilege, and the Path Forward.  The author visits to lay out the premise. 

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