Therese C. Walden

Therese C. Walden

Therese C. Walden, AuD, is on staff at Potomac Audiology, the premier private practice in Rockville, Maryland. She is a past president of the Academy and recently completed her term as chair of the AAA Foundation. She has been involved in the past five Jerger Future Leaders of Audiology Conferences.

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Starting the Discussion About Equality and Equity in Leadership

Gender increasingly is recognized as a determining factor in the ability to achieve success in the workplace. This is observed not only with compensation, but with professional advancement and leadership opportunities. Longstanding evidence exists detailing the considerable differences in pay between men and women. While it might seem as though women have made great advances in overcoming these disparities with rising visibility of “glass ceiling breakers” such as Sheryl Sandberg, Oprah Winfrey, and others, the truth is that little has changed for most women. 

Topic(s): Equality, Equity, Leadership, bias