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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 and Megan Twohey and the NYer's

By |April 17th, 2018|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, News, Women Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Women Journalists win Pulitzer and Create Movement

I am proud: Canada is a leader in advancing Gender Equality

The Government of Canada under Justin Trudeau has done something amazing for women and our whole society. The report is well worth the read. It says: The knowledge-based economy demands a skilled, adaptable and diversified workforce to support Canada’s competitiveness and prosperity. All Canadians should have the opportunity to make choices about their education based on their

By |March 1st, 2018|Categories: Advancing Women, Diversity strategies, Gender, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on I am proud: Canada is a leader in advancing Gender Equality

Best Talk by Reese Witherspoon

Here is an excerpt from Reese Witherspoon's talk of the year. "I think we are in a culture crisis in every field. In every industry, women are underrepresented and underpaid in leadership positions. Under 5 percent of CEOs of fortune 500 companies are women. Only 19 percent of Congress is women. No wonder we don't have the

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