How do organizational structures and practices affect access and equity? What sorts of innovative changes can alter current gender inequities among leadership? How can leaders most effectively address potential barriers and identify opportunities for advASU recognizes that supporting employees as they balance career, childbirth, and family life ultimately benefits the university. This paid parental leave policy regards family care concerns as legitimate and important. One goal of this parental leave policy is to make it more feasible for employees to remain in active employment at ASU during the birth of an employee’s child or placement of a child for adoption.