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Please come to my TEDx SFU on November 12

I am so excited about (finally) doing a TEDx talk! Please buy tickets since they might sell out. It is on Sunday November 12 in Vancouver on Granville Island at the Arts Club Theatre (on the water!). My talk is called: Lean Out, Don't Lean In- How to close the gender leadership gap. I explain why

By |September 20th, 2017|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Glass Ceiling, Lean Out, Women Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Please come to my TEDx SFU on November 12

New Report shows Women’s Leader Gap as big as Ever

A new report by Deloitte Report shows women's leadership gap remains. Here are some of the findings. Women hold 15 percent of board seats worldwide, a slight increase from 2015. Organizations with women in the top leadership positions have almost double the number of board seats held by women. Women hold only 4 percent of CEO and

By |July 7th, 2017|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Glass Ceiling, Women Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on New Report shows Women’s Leader Gap as big as Ever

MUST WATCH Ashley Judd’s TED talk

In 20 minutes Ashley Judd describes the horrors of online misogyny and asks men and particularly the tech industry to stop sexist behaviour (especially in creating violent misogynist games for boys). Immediately. As she says, online hateful word are HATE CRIMES against women and should be treated as such.  My question is: Where are the MOTHERS and

Japan needs workers so turns to women

A conference is being held in November at Stanford University to help Japan attract and promote more women at work and in society. Why? Last year Japan realized that they were facing a shrinking and aging population and in order to remain a wealthy nation they needed more workers. As a result, women, who have

By |November 8th, 2016|Categories: Advancing Women, Diversity strategies, Gender, Women Leaders|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Japan needs workers so turns to women