Distinguished Leaders Lead Prosocial Causes

Prosocial Causes are engaged in to strategically and effectively act on behalf of others based on principle and/or social obligation while disregarding self-interest and pressures to not act, including, but not limited to, the risk of disapproval, judgment, retaliation, and ostracism from others and/or society. Prosocial causes are acting beyond expected or required behaviors using effective political skills and strategic efforts to create a transformation away from the status quo and toward more progressive thoughts, actions, and deeds.

Examples of Prosocial Causes that Distinguished Leaders engage in and/or lead include, but are not limited to:

• Hiring Women/Allies into Leadership
• Paying Comparable Salaries
• Mentoring & Promoting Women/Allies
• Encouraging Women to Go Into Male-Dominated Careers/Professions
• Assigning Women Into Leadership Positions for Committees/Projects
• Prioritizing Customer Service
• Opposing Under-Staffing/Resourcing
• Leading with Kindness
• Advocating for Women’s Equality
• Engaging in Transformative Action
• Leading Transformative Movements