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  • Equality target reached for women on public boards | The Wimmera Mail-Times

    28 March 2017

    Equality target reached for women on public boards Benjamin Preiss state political reporter 27 Mar 2017, 4:48 p.m. Women now hold half the paid places on public boards, fulfilling a state government target to lift female representation in boardrooms. Women now hold almost half the paid places on public boards, fulfilling a state government pledge to lift female representation in boardrooms.

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  • The Three Things Best-In-Class Companies Are Doing Today To Advance Women

    28 March 2017

    During the past month, I have been fortunate to attend a number of events focused on breakthrough initiatives companies are implementing to it advance women. The first was the 2017 Colloquium on Global Diversity with 50 major multinational companies, the second was the 2017 Catalyst Awards Conference and Dinner where 3M and Rockwell Automation were honored for their work in advancing women; the third was a gathering of 1200 women and men at a major pharma company with the CEO kicking off International Women’s Day to an additional global audience of 22,000, and the fourth was with 700 ...

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  • The Gender Equality Interview Series: Kamala Lopez, President of Heroica Films

    28 March 2017

    In light of the Gender Equality Forum 2017, we interviewed Kamala Lopez, President of Heroica Films and the Director of the film “Equal Means Equal“, and asked the following questions on Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment, and more. I believe that gender equality is the most important civil rights struggle of the 21st century. Presently women shoulder most of the world’s work – both paid and unpaid.

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  • Why Do Millennial Women Quit Their Jobs?

    28 March 2017

    Many individuals in the business world refer to a phenomenon called the “leaky pipeline.” This is based on a 2012 study of women in the workplace which looks at why women are less likely to reach senior management positions and the elusive c-suite. Many women leave the workforce at different points in their career, and there are quite simply fewer women available to take the high powered jobs that drive much of American industry.

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    Read the full article at Huffington Post
  • #NotTheNanny: A Very Good Lesson In How Bias Works

    13 March 2017

    Like many others, I first I thought she might be his wife but then considered that maybe she was the children’s caretaker. I shared the video on Facebook with a note that if she was, I hoped she wouldn’t lose her job. A spouse, man or woman, might be momentarily disgruntled with a partner, man or woman, but a sufficiently irked employer might fire a nanny, 95 percent+ of whom are women.

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