Mentoring

One of the many pillars of support women need when confronting sexual misconduct in the workplace is the voice of other women who have walked in their shoes.   They are hard to find.  A common observation that so many victims make is that when they needed support from their sisters on the job, it was nowhere to be found.  The chilling sense of being shunned by colleagues, and even ostracized, is frequent for women who choose to stand up and speak out for their rights to be free from sexual harassment and abuse.  It was for me. Yet this is one of the most difficult times any woman will ever face.  We should not have to go through it alone.

Survivors helping survivors by sharing, learning and supporting are among the biggest weapons for ending sexual misconduct in the workplace and creating a true zero tolerance culture.

Sometimes just listening with an experienced ear and offering a compassionate voice is all that’s needed.

  • If you are a survivor of sexual misconduct who would like to share the wisdom of your experience with someone who is currently facing that problem, let me know.  I’ve been doing this for several years, and I know what a big difference it can make in the lives of the women most affected.

 

  • If you are a woman struggling with sexual misconduct in your workplace, or with the difficulties that so many of us face in resuming our careers, and would appreciate the perspective and support of someone who has been there, you can contact me here.

Survivors helping survivors by sharing, learning and supporting are among the biggest weapons for ending sexual misconduct in the workplace and creating a true zero tolerance culture.

—Kathleen Finlay, founder The Zero Now Campaign™