‘Industry Leaders’ Category

October 24th, 2014, 6:00 am

Women in Technology: What should you look for in your next job?

By CEO and Founder of theglasshammer.com Nicki Gilmour Whether you work as an engineer or a coder, a big data analyst, product manager, or a project manager in technology, you probably want to work for a great company who values both the technology itself and the women who make it happen. For women who are […]

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October 7th, 2014, 6:00 am

Making the Grade in Women Entrepreneurship: Gender-GEDI Shows Countries How

By Michele Drayton As the fall season begins, it’s a good time to check the progress of how countries are faring in removing the hurdles that hamper women entrepreneurs from reaching their full potential. Look no further than the 2014 Gender-Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index (Gender-GEDI) funded by Dell. This one-of-a kind global study identified […]

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April 3rd, 2014, 11:00 am

Closing the Leadership Gap for Women at PwC

By Jarod Cerf According to Jennifer Allyn, the Managing Director of PwC’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion, “The problem is not just about women or about companies. It’s an interaction between the choices that women are making and the opportunities that companies are providing. And the question is ‘how can we work together to close […]

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March 26th, 2014, 11:00 am

Be Yourself at Work: An International Women’s Day Event, Hosted by Capco

Jarod Cerf Featuring a panel of senior partners, top clients, and thought leaders, Capco’s 2014 International Women’s Day Event, “What Would You Tell Your Younger Self?”, provided the 63 attendees with an opportunity to speak frankly about their career aspirations and hear from the panelists, first-hand, about how to create opportunities and reach for the […]

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March 11th, 2014, 6:00 am

Why Hold International Women’s Day Events in Your Firm?

By Jarod Cerf As McKinsey’s 2012 report on gender and corporate culture can attest, firms and companies still have the power, means, and capacity to serve as primary advocates for the women they employ. Given the context and theme of “Inspiring Change” for this year’s International Women’s Day, the month of March can serve as […]

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March 6th, 2014, 6:00 am

OP-ED: Next Generation Diversity: Developing Tomorrow’s Female Leaders

Contributed by Aoife Flood, based in Dublin, Ireland, Aoife is Senior Manager of the Global Diversity and Inclusion Programme Office at PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited. Saturday, 8 March, marks International Women’s Day. As we celebrate the achievements of women in the workforce and beyond, my advice for leaders is don’t limit your focus to the gender […]

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February 6th, 2014, 6:00 am

The Toigo Foundation: Taking Steps to Diversify the Financial Services Industry

By Kerry Jordan “No one who makes it does so alone.” This assertion by Dr. Stacy Blake-Beard, Professor of Management at the Simmons School of Management, was recently made at the Toigo Foundation’s third-annual Groundbreakers Women in Leadership Summit on December 5. In those eight words, Blake-Beard encapsulated so much of what Toigo is about […]

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October 1st, 2013, 12:00 am

Hispanic and Latino Business Women and Men Emerging as Influential Leaders

By Michelle Hendelman, Editor-in-Chief Since 2009, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) has published the Corporate Inclusion Index survey, which seeks to ensure the inclusion of Hispanics in four core areas: employment, procurement, philanthropy, and governance. In the 2012 study, HACR enjoyed the highest participation ever, with 55 companies submitting responses, including eight new […]

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August 20th, 2013, 6:00 am

Spotlight on Asia: The Future of Professional Women in Corporate Asia

Welcome to The Glass Hammer’s Spotlight on Asia Week. We’ll be featuring profiles of successful business women working in Asia all week long! By Michelle Hendelman, Editor-in-Chief This week on The Glass Hammer, we are featuring profiles of senior level women living and working (not to mention succeeding) in Asian markets. Collectively, their stories are […]

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July 11th, 2013, 6:00 am

Why Role Models are Critical for Developing Women Leaders in Tech

By Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) Recently, The Glass Hammer revealed our new research on women in technology – we wanted to find out what companies can do to better retain women at the junior and mid-career levels. Many companies are making a robust effort to recruit a high percentage of women at the […]

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