EP. 14 “Women’s libber” may have been her label early on, but it’s her badge of honor now. This scholar/thought leader tells us why Feminism and Feminist principles are simply good business.

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Laurie McGraw is speaking with Inspiring Woman Dr. CV Harquail, author of Feminism:  A Key Idea in Business and a lifelong advocate for feminism.

CV Harquail, PhD, Author, Feminism: A Key Idea in Business, Co-Founder, Feminists At Work

CV Harquail, PhD, is an author, management scholar, consultant, writer, and tool maker. Her new book, Feminism: A Key Idea in Business and Society (Routledge, 2020), is the first to analyze business from a feminist perspective and to propose a feminist business praxis. CV is the co-founder of FeministsAtWork.com (a feminist business practice consultancy) and co-founder/producer of the Entrepreneurial FeministForums.com, a conference and community for feminist entrepreneurs.  She is the designer of the Feminist Business Model Canvas and Feminist Business Toolkit. She serves as a mentor and design team member in the Fifth Wave Feminist Business Accelerator, an initiative of the Canadian Film Centre’s Media Lab.

CV advocates that we craft our work, design our products, set our ambitions, run our companies, and partner with our stakeholders in ways that lead us and our businesses to advance social justice and promote flourishing for everyone. CV holds a PhD in Management and Organizations from the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. She taught Leadership and Organizational Change at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia for nine years before moving to Stevens Institute of Technology, where she taught the capstone undergraduate management practicum in Entrepreneurship. She has published her award-winning research in journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, and Organization Studies.   To learn more about feminist business practice, generativity as a business strategy, and business as social change, sign up for her newsletter and check out her work at cvharquail.com.  Follow @cvharquail on twitter and Instagram.

Read the transcript here.