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  • Christine Lagarde calls for more women to be given top business jobs

    20 September 2018

    IMF chief says increased effort is needed to meet UN’s goal of ending discrimination

    Tackling gender inequality will boost economic growth in developing nations, Christine Lagarde has said, as she urged businesses worldwide to appoint more women to senior posts.

    The head of the International Monetary Fund said increasing the proportion of women in prominent business and finance industry jobs could raise economic dynamism and shift firms into thinking about the long-term future of the planet.

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    Read the full article at theguardian.com
  • The 10 factors that got women CEOs to the top

    20 September 2018

    Reblog Across Australia’s top 200 listed companies, only 14 women – that’s 7 per cent – have claim to the title of chief executive. So, for the ones that made it: what were the factors behind their success? What makes them tick? In the recently released major report Australian Women CEOs Speak , 21 women currently in or having occupied the position of CEO (or the equivalent) shared their experiences, career highlights, challenges, and key drivers of success that led them to the top job. 1.

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    Read the full article at au.finance.yahoo.com
  • The top 2 reasons #girlbosses are better for women

    20 September 2018

    Grow The top 2 reasons #girlbosses are better for women As women, we need female mentors who can help us overcome our perfectionism by showing us how to trust and celebrate the growth process. @Shama CREDIT: Getty Images Historically, women have looked to male leaders in the workplace for mentorship and guidance, if only because there were simply more male leaders than female leaders in the workforce.

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    Read the full article at inc.com
  • How These 4 Tech Companies Are Tackling Unconscious Bias

    20 September 2018

    In the tech world, there's often an unconscious bias in the workplace. Women are still underpaid compared to male coworkers, and worry about becoming "mommy-tracked" after pregnancy . Plus, there's still a lack of minority representation in tech that has yet to be overcome. The way past this unconscious bias in hiring and the workplace begins with individual companies becoming aware and taking action.

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    Read the full article at Forbes Welcome
  • Don’t Underestimate the Power of Women Supporting Each Other at Work

    13 September 2018

    Some senior-level women tend to distance themselves from junior women, often to be more accepted by their male peers. Trying to separate oneself from a marginalized group is, sadly, a strategy that’s frequently employed. It’s easy to believe that there’s limited space for people who look like you at the top when you can see it with your own eyes. So, what are women in the workplace to do, when research shows that we’re penalized for trying to lift each other up?

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    Read the full article at Harvard Business Review
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