Diversity & Inclusion

What is different about minority women’s leadership?

September 21, 2017

A study which was conducted between 2015 and 2016 by the Australian Centre for Leadership for Women (ACLW) to explore the underrepresentation of women in minority groups in leadership in Australia and to what extent is diversity inclusive of minority women in Australia, found a..

Pitting inclusion against diversity

September 13, 2017

Deloitte has made the decision to phase out employee resource groups over the next 18 months. As you read that sentence, you’re probably wondering: “What’s the big deal?” It’s a move that doesn’t only affect its nearly 250,000 employees worldwide. It potentially affects hundreds of..

The 5 most important things for encouraging diversity in your company

September 6, 2017

The topic of gender diversity is having a moment, with no more telling an example than the now-famous quote of our Prime Minister when asked about why he chose to build a Cabinet that was 50 percent women. His answer: “Because it’s 2015.” You could..

Activist investors tend to ignore a winning investment strategy — women

August 29, 2017

When activist investors target a company for a shakeup, they most often want one of two things — a return of capital to shareholders or representation on the company’s board. A new report from Bloomberg published Thursday reveals, however, that when activists do shakeup the..

Guest post: 7 Business women who became successful in later life

August 23, 2017

We’re always hearing about the new kids on the block who, barely into their 20s, are making millions or even billions. Steve Jobs started Apple when he was just 21 and Mark Zuckerberg was already a billionaire by his 25th birthday. However, there are plenty..

Flexible working for all: the solution to bridging the diversity gap?

August 16, 2017

More of us could be offered flexible working than ever before, if recommendations from the Equality and Human Rights Commission come into play. Fair opportunities for all: A strategy to reduce pay gaps in Britain is published today. It calls on the government and businesses..

This question reveals the truth about workplace diversity

August 7, 2017

Imagine your organization is expanding into Texas, where your goods or services are needed but you have no footprint or name recognition. The population of the region is very diverse but largely Hispanic, specifically Mexican American. You are responsible for hiring the person to lead..

Finding the Right Diversity and Inclusion Technology

August 2, 2017

What is top of mind for the CEOs we work with? Recruiting talented experts of color – and more important – retaining them. These CEOs understand that the most vital resource of any company is talent. Bill McDermott, SAP’s CEO, underscores that viewpoint: “We’re a..

How women in leadership roles can change the workplace

July 27, 2017

As women have taken on greater leadership roles in the business world, it’s paid off for both them and business. A study by the Peterson Institute for International Economics found that firms with women in the Csuite were more profitable. Meanwhile, the number of women-owned..

Women leaders in tech: 10 tips to reach the top

July 25, 2017

Things women should know about climbing tech’s career ladder Decades after women began entering the tech workplace, relatively few have made it into corporate management. What’s it take to reach the top? At a Monday night panel discussion at Lyft, hosted by a San Francisco-based organization of..