This young poet gave me a lot of hope last week, hope that the workplace and the world is heading in the right direction.

Last week, I attended The Shriver Report debut in Washington, and I had the pleasure of listening to Kane “Novakane” Smego recite an inspiring poem about being a man and respecting the role of women. He opened the session titled “What About Men?” and clearly inspired many in the audience.

“The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back From The Brink” looks at what we all can do to help low-income women struggling to make ends meet even as they work hard. I was one of the coauthors of the chapter titled — “Private Solutions: What if Employers Put Women at the Center of Their Workplace Policies?

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