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Maureen’s Books

Maureen’s books all do one thing: they challenge your thinking! From social justice and feminism to resolving conflicts and mindfulness, there is never a dull word written![Read More…]

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About Maureen

Maureen Fitzgerald, PhD is a Gender Diversity Advisor, xLawyer and Author. She advises corporations and government on how to advance women. She provides advice, speaks to groups and resolves conflicts.[Read More…]

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Maureen’s Blog

Find cutting edge news, ideas and strategies about how to advance women and create gender balanced organizations. From the “Business Case” to “Best Practices,” I add new stuff all the time. Please send me your success stories to share! [Read More…]

Testimonials

“Your presentation was tailored to meet our needs, informative, useful, stimulating, entertaining and seamlessly professional.”
Vera Piccini, Chief Operating Officer, Law Firm
“Your presentation was inspiring, the highlight of my week. As you were presenting, I found myself affirming nearly every statement.”
Terry Hewlin, College Instructor
“There aren’t many people who impress me frankly but your presentation was fresh, real and bloody useful! Thanks!”
Entrepreneur
“Thank you so much for such an inspiring and intelligent body of work.”
HR Consultant
“For me it was an honor to participate in your workshop. I was so overwhelmed with the information, especially the subject of business mission statements, I have to confess it inspired me to reflect and focus on MY mission more seriously.”-
Alfredo Chin, Import Broker
“You are like a can opener for the mind. Not many people can challenge my thinking like you do. I usually process information rather quickly, but it took me much longer to digest what you said. What a wonderful treat.”
Chantal Caron, Personal Coach
“Maureen Fitzgerald is a dynamic and intelligent presenter who, through her workshops, has helped countless budding entrepreneurs and consultants develop powerful mission statements. This book now makes it easy for many more to guide their careers, indeed their lives.”
Roxanne Davies, Successful Contracting and Consulting, Vancouver
“The workshop received the highest score on the content, presenter’s sense of humor and participation with delegates. The presentation was called, “Very practical, dynamic leading but a fabulous presenter with a great sense of humor.”
Conference Organizer
“You are a terrific speaker: clear, focused, enthusiastic and very entertaining. It is rare to see someone who is confident without being obnoxious; intelligent without being too technical; natural without being too “new age”. You are all of those things. Thanks for sharing your insights with us.”
Government employee

Posts by Maureen Fitzgerald

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    Are your training materials sexist?
    I just found out that a big Canadian bank is training all of its employees by a UK company. The UK facilitator gave a free book to all participants called The Chimp Paradox by Steve Peters. The book includes some fairly absurd ideas about how humans think. Worst of...
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    Women Journalists win Pulitzer and Create Movement
    This is absolutely fantastic. Read this NYT article. Here is an edited synopsis from Fortune: The Pulitzer Prizes—the most prestigious awards in the journalism world—were given out yesterday. The award for Public Service went to the New York Times and the New Yorker for their game-changing reporting on sexual harassment. Indeed the NYT's Jodi Kantor...
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    Massive gender pay gap for women in finance
    Did someone say that women suffer no discrimination?? Here is a great article from Fortune dispelling this myth. Here is a quote: "The bank revealed that it pays female employees in the U.K. an average of 56% less than their male colleagues, a disparity that widens to 72% when year-end bonuses...
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Books by Maureen Fitzgerald