Elba Pareja-Gallagher

Elba Pareja-Gallagher

A ShowMe50 Ambassador Shares Her CEO Story

On March 12, 2020, UPS named a new CEO.  Top leadership change is newsworthy for any public company; however, a few “NOTs” made the announcement rather noteworthy. It was NOT expected, the new CEO is NOT a UPS employee and the new CEO is NOT a man.  While there are plenty of stories out there …

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Set your Boundaries.

Know your Priorities. Set your boundaries. Get better work life balance. Recently I was on the Supply Chain Now podcast (episode 277 listen here) talking about leadership tools and tricks for all generations.  Listen to the whole one-hour show to be entertained (couple funny laughs, especially around gender oopsies) and pickup useful workplace hacks for …

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Your Diversity Checklist

Because 208 years is too long for gender parity – here are four actions to speed things up. As 2020 begins and corporate America sets goals for diversity and inclusion here are a few practical things every company can do to move from the sidelines – to become dangerously effective. This is necessary. According to …

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Career Tips for Navigating Corporate America and Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Unconscious bias and engrained cultural norms continue to create career barriers for women to advance into senior leadership roles in representative numbers. The statistics, especially for women of color, continue to be discouraging. But with hard work and strategic planning, everyone can achieve their potential and rise to the top. On October 14, 2017, I …

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Atlanta Comedy Show Benefits Great Cause!

Are you ready to “Laugh for a Change?”  Come out for a fun night at a comedy show supporting ShowMe50.org. Join some of Atlanta’s funniest comedians as seen on FOX Laughs, The Laughing Skull Lounge, Punchline, Atlanta Improv, Jerry Farber’s Side Door and more. ShowMe50.org is a nonprofit promoting change by identifying and removing the …

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Angry White Men and the Women Who Need Them

Welcome to 2017! A clean slate – a white sheet of paper – opportunity. This year I’ve created a theme for my personal  development focus area – “Positive Posture.”  I’m going to be very intentional about handling every interaction through a positive frame of mind. This requires a strong desire to learn, to understand the …

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The Glass Ceiling and Solutions to Level the Playing Field

Ah, that corporate ladder, gender bias, the elusive glass ceiling… and all the angst that accompanies this topic. First, what does all of it really mean? What is gender bias? The glass ceiling? And why are so few women at the top? Don’t women just not want as much work responsibility? Why are they always …

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Inaugural Lean In Meeting Successful!

Our Inaugural Lean In Circle Meeting was a Success! Gender equality: Four root causes, four solutions – one compelling program for a level playing field in corporate America. The ShowMe50.org vision is to achieve 50% women leading corporate America. We are using Lean In Circles to drive change. Women are competent to lead and interested …

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Lean In!

We’ve launched ShowMe50 Lean In Circle Atlanta! Gender equality: Four root causes, four solutions – one compelling program for a level playing field in corporate America. The ShowMe50.org vision is to achieve 50% women leading corporate America. Women are competent to lead and interested in doing so but complex forces continue to create roadblocks. Women …

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