Sexual Harassment in the Workplace


(Photo: Caroline Kempf)

There have been so many advancements in workplace gender equality over the years and women are holding more powerful positions than ever before – engaging in high-profile Boards of Directors, running critical departments and serving as presidents and COO’s. Female entrepreneurs and business owners are also growing rapidly, yet sexual harassment is still alive and well out there unfortunately – and there aren’t always Human Resources personnel around to help mitigate the situation.

This week, local PR agency owner Caroline Kempf talks about some of her experiences in the sexual harassment arena and provides insight into how to best handle these awkward situations. CLICK HERE to read more.

Blog post written by Beth Gitlin, Women’s Business Center

The original article, written by Caroline Kempf, appeared in FLORIDA TODAY on June 24, 2014 – The Edge: Sexual Harrassment Should Never Be Tolerated.


About Author

Reneé Couperthwaite is the Employer Relations Coordinator for Career Management Services. She started with Florida Tech in 2008 at the Women’s Business Center (later renamed weVENTURE), managing the training programs, marketing efforts, and corporate events. She then moved on to Career Management Services to assist Florida Tech students and alumni reach their career goals through employer networking events. She is very driven by the success of others and is enthusiastic about helping people. Reneé earned her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration/Marketing at Florida Institute of Technology in May 2015.

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