[EPISODE] Why and How Women and Men Network Differently
Tune in to this weeks show as we talk about Why and how Women and Men network differently and why women are reluctant to ask for help from friends in business .
We’ll discuss why women’s and affinity events are even necessary and if by nature they lead to exclusion. We’ll also talk about and the recent study which shows that men are hesitant to mentor women and what can be done to help change that.
We are excited to talk to our special guestMee Warren winner of the “Women on Wall Street Trailblazer” award from Traders Magazine.
Mee is a seasoned investment professional who recently left her position at one of the world’s largest hedge funds, an investment management firm that grew from under $100 million in assets under management when she started at the firm to over $55 billion 15 years later. She is also a winning poker and bridge player.
Tune in on this week show, about Men hesitations of mentoring women and women not asking for help from their friends.
Ellen starts off by talking about Poker Divas isn’t about poker games and the discussions about just FEMALES. She starts off by introducing Mee Warren and talking about the different events they had attended. They even talk about how a poker game or a poker tournament to be a good place for networking. Their caller of the day, Anthony Lombardo placed his two cents in of how women can be successful in a male-dominating place like drag racing.
As the discussion grows deeper, Anthony continues his thoughts about women in drag racing which is a male-centric place. Mee spoke upon how Drag Racing isn’t a female friendly, but a poker game would be a better place for networking to close the gender gap. Ellen spoke about the statistics from the NY Times about men mentoring or working alongside women
Mee opens up about what had happened to her recently. She tells the listeners about how her work has a book club and what she said to her male co-worker. Reading isn’t a gender basis. How generations has been dealing with different issues, the old and new. Also, May tells her way of how to deal with a male bully.