Going beyond Women’s Ambition: Diversifying Corporate Leadership from All Angles

*By Áine Duggan*

In his recent  LinkedIn post, PricewaterhouseCooper’s (PwC) Bob Moritz, Chairman and Senior Partner, shares steps CEOs can take to tackle the challenge of diversifying corporate leadership and closing the gap.  Bob, one of our 2013 “Making a Difference for Women” Award recipients, highlights accountability, inclusivity, and awareness, all of which seem to be common sense. However, it is in implementation of these principles, or lack thereof, where some companies miss the mark and PwC leads.  Bob acknowledges that the solution goes beyond women’s ambition, requiring work by institutions and individuals, BOTH men and women.  We all need to work together, not just to discuss what needs to be done, but to take action.

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Panel: Diversity on Corporate Boards


Sponsored by Catalyst.

July 21, 2011

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET
Deborah M. Soon, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Marketing, participates in a panel entitled “Diversity on Corporate Boards: An Opportunity for Companies.” This event, hosted by New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) and GovernanceMetrics International, is held at NYSSA Conference Center. Register online.

Organizations Working with Latina Immigrants: Resources and Strategies for Change

IWPR’s study explored the challenges many Latina immigrants face and the ways that nonprofit organizations and congregations strive to address them in three areas with rapidly growing immigrant populations: Atlanta, Georgia; Phoenix, Arizona; and Northern Virginia, a region within the Washington, District of Columbia (DC), metropolitan area.


What he really meant was...

Many gasps were uttered when Josef Ackermann, chief executive of Deutsche Bank Germany, made the following remark regarding his company's annual board report: "I hope it will be prettier and more colorful one day".  Jacki Zehner, former partner at Goldman Sachs, offered Mr. Ackermann some advice on her blog, Purse Pundit:

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Muslims Join U.S. Girl Scouts


"It appears as though the U.S. might live up to its 'melting pot' moniker, as many Muslim girls have joined the American Girl Scouts. Priya David reports from Minnesota." 
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Diversifying the Leadership: An Opportunity for Change

May 29, 2009 posted by admin

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