When asked how male leaders can better support their female counterparts in the workplace, Kathryn Koch, head of client portfolio management and business strategy of Goldman Sachs Asset Management's fundamental equities business, responded: "One thing you can do is have daughters."

It was the last discussion topic at NICSA's 2016 general membership meeting in Boston; however it was the beginning of a larger debate within the nonprofit organization about workplace diversity and the damaging treatment of women, which many attest still exists today.

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