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By Penny Crosman
January 20, 2020

Doug Nielson, senior vice president of innovation research at U.S. Bank, and Jane Barratt, chief advocacy officer at MX, explain how men can be more supportive of their female colleagues.

Excerpt:
Despite the progress that has been made in the financial services industry, there’s still signs of bias in the financial services workplace … One positive trend is the emergence of male allies – men who support and advise the women among whom they work, helping them navigate what is in some cases still a ‘boys club.’ Doug Nielson, senior vice president of innovation research at U.S. Bank, as been called a male ally by others including Jane Barratt, chief advocacy officer at MX.

“Like a lot of us I’ve been a teacher before, and know that in these opportunities [like being a mentor] you end up learning even more than the students, both in the preparation and in the interaction.”

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