Women in L&D (WiLD): Mikaela Kiner, Founder & CEO of Reverb
Mikaela Kiner is the Founder and CEO of Reverb, an HR consultancy for startups, located in Seattle, WA. She is also the author of the upcoming book, Female Firebrands: Stories and techniques to ignite change, take control, and succeed in the workplace.
Women in L&D Host Valerie Sunyak had an excellent conversation with Mikaela that covered a variety of topics. The discussion was wide-ranging and thought provoking; Mikaela offered a variety of insights on social inequities women, men, and people of color face in the workplace.
Their discussion covered (in this order):
The stigma/reputation of HR
The Myth of Meritocracy
Being raised in a sexist society
Women judging women in the workplace
Men as advocates
Her Book - Female Firebrands: Stories and techniques to ignite change, take control and succeed in the workplace
Mid-career women professionals that are ready for a change