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Tag: Women in Leadership

Where is the female executive?

[… The past year may have been filled with reminders for professional women about the power of leanin in and the perils of opting out. But none of that has translated–yet, at least–into a significant increase in the number of ... read more

7 Things I’ve Learned Listening To Women

[… For the most part, women enter the workforce with ambition and optimism. We are better educated than our male counterparts yet do not achieve equal compensation or leadership positions. The women I speak with are frustrated with the lack ... read more

Are women in the West being left behind on leadership?

[… When we talk about women in leadership we often mean women in America and Europe. And yet some of the latest trends in women’s leadership internationally and in emerging markets may tell a more significant story. According to economist Sylvia Hewlett, ... read more

Four Executives on Succeeding in Business as a Woman

[… Given that the arguments surrounding work-life balance have been so fully voiced, I decided to take a different tack, and add more insights to the discussion of leadership challenges that women face at work, apart from the juggling act. So ... read more

Gender diversity at the top in Latin America and how to overcome the persisting gap

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The reasons behind gender imbalance in top management positions are not always perceived in the same way across regions, sectors, and genders. A recent survey on workplace diversity by McKinsey analyzes the perception on the importance of gender diversity in ... read more

German women leaders open Frankfurt Stock Exchange

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(Frankfurt, September 30, 2013) – Fifty women board directors and executives opened the Deutsche Börse in Frankfurt on September 30 to salute German women’s contributions to the country’s economy and commitment to increasing women’s access to corporate leadership. Brought together ... read more

The Paradox Of Playing Nice For Women Leaders

[… How many times have you stopped to reconsider what you wanted to say because you were concerned about how you would be perceived? Research suggests that women get penalized more if they offend others because the expectation of our gender is ... read more

How One Business Plan Competition Helps Break The Glass Ceiling

[… Having role models is the basis for educating, motivating and inspiring more women to become entrepreneurs. Now a business plan competition is offering women the opportunity to become role models. Why focus on women? Want jobs? Economic stimulus? Then nurture women ... read more