More Men Say They Are Uncomfortable Mentoring Women


Sixty percent of male managers admitted that they are uncomfortable mentoring, working alone with or socializing with a female colleague in light of the #MeToo movement, according to a recent survey of U.S. adults.

That’s an increase of 14 percentage points from last year when SurveyMonkey and LeanIn.Org conducted a similar national online poll.

And another SurveyMonkey poll, conducted in March, found that senior men are 12 times more likely to hesitate to have a work dinner with a junior-level female colleague than with a junior-level male colleague and five times more likely to hesitate to travel on business with a junior-level woman.

But women need men’s support to advance in the workplace, according to, the Sheryl Sandberg and Dave…


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Credit to Kathy Gurchiek for the original post.

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