Posts Tagged "Business Schools"

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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Reding urges MEPs to back ‘Women on board’ quotas

TheParliament.com 10/5/12:  "EU commissioner Viviane Reding has called for the European parliament to back her controversial plans for more women to be represented on company boards." In a joint meeting of the EU high-level group on gender equality and diversity and the European Parliament's women's rights and gender equality committee, ...

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EU: Vice-President Viviane Reding meets with leaders of Europe’s business schools and industry

EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding met with European Industry Associations, European Business Schools and Senior Executive Women to discuss progress being made on improving the gender balance in company boardrooms. Business schools play a crucial role in equipping young women for a career in business and helping them to reach the ...

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FT: Schools promote women on boards

In order to support the European Union’s ongoing call for more women on boards, a group of European business schools and  senior women executives have published a  list of female candidates that they think are ready for board level  appointments. The list contains more than 3,500 names, including the  alumnae, faculty and board members ...

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WSJ: Pressing for Gains in Women’s Business Education

"Women are a more common sight at business schools than they were 10 years ago, but that change is too slow for Elissa Ellis Sangster, executive director of Forté Foundation, a 10-year-old organization that provides leadership resources for women.  Women now constitute 31% of business-school classes, up from about 26% ...

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Switzerland’s IMD Joins Initiative to Increase Female Representation on European Corporate Boards

IMD, an international business school based in Lausanne, Switzerland, has joined the consortium of European business schools pledging to work with EC Vice President Viviane Reding to increase the proportion of women serving on corporate boards. Read more

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European Business Schools Adopt Call to Action to Shatter Glass Ceiling

According to the Financial Times, some of Europe’s business schools have published a Call to Action designed to increase the number of women on corporate boards. The schools joined with EC Vice President Viviane Reding to launch the Call to Action to "shatter the glass ceilings impeding senior women executives from acceding ...

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Business Schools Take Up Issue of Gender Diversity on Boards

Article by Ron Alsop in Graduate Management News reports that several graduate schools of business are helping to address the lack of boardroom diversity.  Stanford, the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and University of North Carolina Law School are three institutions cited in this article as "offering special ...

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