Archive for April, 2015

Male Executives Should Lean In Too

A new opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal by Peter Grauer and Michael Milken argues that male executives need to make boardroom diversity a priority. Check out the Wall Street Journal article here (behind a paywall).

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Canada: Corporate Boards Need More Women

April 2015. The government of Canada is trying to get more women onto the country's corporate boards. Among the items in the government’s new budget is a change to the Canada Business Corporations Act that would require all companies listed on Canadian stock exchanges to either put gender diversity policies in place ...

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Philadelphia Boards Should Increase Gender Diversity

April 2015. A recent study sponsored by the Forum for Executive Women found that many universities and health-care systems in the Philadelphia region do a better job including women on their boards than some public companies in the area. All of the 17 health-care systems and the 18 universities surveyed ...

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Trailblazing Women: Irene Natividad, President of Global Summit of Women

April 2015. Huffington Post has a recent interview with Irene Natividad, the President of the Global Summit of Women and advocate for women's leadership around the world. You can read the fascinating interview on her career, leadership style, and accomplishments here.

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One and Done? Research Shows Diversity Efforts May Just Be Checking a Box

April 2015. According to disturbing new research by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and the Columbia Business School, a woman's chances of landing one of a company's five highest-paid executive jobs drop by 51% if there's already a woman on the team. The percentage of ...

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Australia: Women Make Up 20 Percent of Boards

April 2015. An update by the boardroom watchdog Australian Institute of Company Directors shows that as of March, women make up 20% of overseen boards. This is the highest level seen in Australia to date, but there is still progress to be made, with 34 ASX boards having no women at ...

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