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  • Breaking down walls: Women leaders recount career challenges

    24 May 2018

    This last part of our International Women’s Day series showcases the challenges nine women leaders faced throughout their career and how they overcome them. The leaders also talk about the about the support system they think organisations can provide. After all, when it comes to the support women need in their career, who would know better than the women themselves?

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    Read the full article at Human Resources Online
  • Social Support Sets Women Up for Success at Work

    24 May 2018

    The current data on women’s representation in top leadership tell a story that, in light of educational achievement, makes little sense. In nearly all OECD countries, women have for some time comprised the majority of university graduates, and tertiary education enrollment rates in China are higher for women than men—to name just two examples. Businesses do hire these talented women, who are well represented in the workforce in many entry-level positions.

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    Read the full article at INSEAD Knowledge
  • 'Women can do it all' - Meghan Markle on what it means to be a woman in the 21st century

    24 May 2018

    'Women can do it all' - Meghan Markle on what it means to be a woman in the 21st century Seated in an inner circle comprised of global heavyweights ranging from the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, to the head of Unesco, she listened to British actress Emma Watson give her powerful speech on gender equality. “It was a moment as inspiring as it was bewildering,” Markle subsequently wrote in an article for Weekend magazine in the Irish Independent.

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    Read the full article at Breaking News Ireland
  • No Women, No Quit!

    24 May 2018

    Viber Copy this link Ayesha Karim (not real name) was working in a reputed bank in Dhaka—a job coveted by many. Two years ago, she gave birth to her first child. Since then, she had to juggle two different worlds between rearing her child and managing her job. Her husband, also a high official at a company, had little time to look after the child as well. Ayesha resorted to domestic help. As days went by, she became quite anxious about her child during her working hours.

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    Read the full article at The Daily Star
  • Flip the Script: Women in the Workplace

    24 May 2018

    Words reflect workplace culture and can reinforce negative gender stereotypes. Stop using these common words, which harm women's advancement opportunities, and focus on performance and outcomes instead.

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    Read the full article at Catalyst
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