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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

Femeconomy is a neat way to push gender diversity

There’s a great new website available for those who want to start using their money to do something about the lack of women in leadership. It is called Femeconomy and it offers a simple way to shop for the things you love through a gender lens – by presenting more than 700 brands that meet its criteria

By |October 22nd, 2016|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Ideas & Inspiration, News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Femeconomy is a neat way to push gender diversity

Canadian companies have failed at getting women on boards

According to the Olser website: A recent Bloomberg news piece by Natalie Obiko Pearson reviews the current state of gender diversity on corporate boards in Canada. In the article, Pearson cites research from Catalyst as well as from the Canada chapter of the 30% Club which is about to release a white paper revealing that women

By |September 19th, 2016|Categories: Diversity strategies, Gender, News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Canadian companies have failed at getting women on boards

Great campaign to get women 50/50 in power positions

This is nothing short of brilliant. I am going to try to talk Equal Voice Canada in doing a similar things.Women 50 50 The campaign for at least 50% representation of women in our Parliament, in our councils and on public boards

Eighty two percent men on corporate boards

Congratulations to Alex Johnston the new executive director of Catalyst, an organization dedicated to advancing women. She is a Toronto lawyer with a gender-neutral name! In a recent article she shared some statistics that show that women are still rare in  corporate boardrooms. No surprise except things are getting worse. So I say, rather than

Good news: The Securities Commission wants to count women on Boards!

This is a radical and fantastic move. Why now. Because there is a woman the helm of the Ontario Securities Commission: Maureen Jensen, Executive Director and Chief Administrative Officer of the OSC. http://www.osc.gov.on.ca/en/NewsEvents_nr_20130731_osc-58-401.htm

By |August 20th, 2013|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Lawyers, News, Thought Leaders, Women Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Good news: The Securities Commission wants to count women on Boards!