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  • A Year in Retrospect: Lessons Learned from Leading a Not-For-Profit

    "The past 12 months have been a rollercoaster. Now we are pressing pause to reflect back on the first year of our presidency. A year that we will not forget and a year that has taught us so much about leadership, comfort zones, cultures, humanity and humility. We have reflected on this period and created five lessons learned from leading a global voluntary organisation."

      
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  • Are Women Better at Managing the CoVid19 Pandemic?

    In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, several reports suggested that banks led by a higher proportion of women, as well as countries that enjoyed a higher representation of women in leadership, particularly in the financial sector, suffered less from the global economic crisis. Not unexpectedly, this prompted calls for a more balanced gender ratio in leadership, and at least in Europe governance changes post 2008 increased female board representation in big banks from 15% to 33%. Most famously, Christine Lagarde, then head of the IMF, stated that “If Lehman Brothers had been Lehman Sisters, today’s economic crisis clearly would look quite different.”

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  • 8 (More) Women Leaders Facing The Coronavirus Crisis

    Women now govern 18 countries and 545 million people globally. That’s 7% of the world’s population. (Exactly the same percentage, by the way, of women CEOs on the Fortune 500.) From Bangladesh and Ethiopia, to Georgia and Singapore, women are emerging into political leadership across the globe. And this revelatory crisis is showing their talents.

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  • What Do Countries With The Best Coronavirus Reponses Have In Common? Women Leaders

    Looking for examples of true leadership in a crisis? From Iceland to Taiwan and from Germany to New Zealand, women are stepping up to show the world how to manage a messy patch for our human family. Add in Finland, Iceland and Denmark, and this pandemic is revealing that women have what it takes when the heat rises in our Houses of State. Many will say these are small countries, or islands, or other exceptions.

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  • What it means to be a board director right now and why women are essential

    Appointed CEO of an airline at 38 and then transitioning to a full time board career just a few years later, this is how Andrea Staines made it happen. And how her role on four major boards has dramatically changed in just a few short weeks

    Andrea Staines OAM has been a full-time board director for over a decade but the work she’s doing right now has never been more important.

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