Integrating Women Leaders Foundation Unveils Status of Allyship-in-Action Research Study

INDIANAPOLIS, July 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Integration of the Women Leaders Foundation (IWL) presents key findings from its State of the Alliance in Action 2022 benchmark study. It is the first study to measure the perceived practice of alliance with women in corporate America today. today.

“Covenanting is key to advancing gender equity and our research confirms that much more education, awareness and appeal to devaluing behaviors is needed. Women and men have different perspectives on gender equality. how the covenant manifests and does not manifest in their organizations,” said Kim Graham LeeCEO of IWL.

IWL distributed the survey to medium-sized companies (300 to 2,000 employees) and large companies (over 2,000 employees). Most of the large companies surveyed had more than 10,000 employees. Survey topics included general employee attitudes toward their organizations, perceived advancement of women and minority groups, and workplace behavior, including the frequency and prevalence of microaggressions, and specific ally actions taken. and not taken within their organizations.

The results of the study revealed critical gender differences in how men and women view and experience alliance in the workplace. The results also show the striking discrepancies between how men, white women, and women of color experience microaggressions within their organizations.

IWL will share additional learnings at its first ALL IN Virtual Allyship Summit on September 14, 2022. Keynote speakers include Stedman Grahambusinessman and ally, and David Smith and Brad Johnsonco-authors of Rising Athena and The Good Guys: How Men Can Be Better Allies for Women at Work.

For more information and to download the results of the study, go to For more information on the IWL ALL IN Allyship Summit, visit

About Women Leaders Foundation Integration

Founded in 2010, the Integrating Women Leaders (IWL) Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that accelerates the advancement of ALL women to drive individual and organizational growth and impact. As partners in talent development, we help women, men and their organizations take meaningful steps towards creating a respectful and equitable workplace. IWL does this through perspective-changing experiences, including its annual Women’s Leadership Conference, workshops, and one-on-one programs. For more information, visit and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and instagram.

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