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Il y a 30 ans exactement, Françoise Giroud disait : “la femme serait vraiment l’égale de l’homme le jour où…”

Marie Donzel from http://blog.francetvinfo.fr
February 10, 2016
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Les femmes ont parfaitement intégré cette exigence supérieure de prouver qu’elles valent le coup, qu’on ne regrettera pas de leur avoir fait confiance.
Alors, quand elles osent faire carrière pour accéder aux plus hauts postes, elles se transforment volontiers en superwomen, brutes de travail multitâches et inépuisables, soucieuses de ne jamais trébucher, ne s’autorisant jamais le […]

How unconscious biases are driving us – The A Factor

Aurelie Salvaire from http://www.theafactor.org
February 10, 2016
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A man and his son are in a car accident. The man passes away. The son is brough to the hospital. When he gets into the surgical ward, the surgeon shouts: This is my son!
Who is the surgeon?
Close your eyes for 5 seconds and try to find the answer…

Merkel of Malala. Welk type leider ben jij?

RENATE TROMP from www.ambitiousmama.nl
February 3, 2016
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Leiding geven aan anderen begint bij zelfkennis, ook bij Merkel en Malala. Als je weet wie je bent, aan welk gedrag je de voorkeur geeft en hoe dat overkomt, kun je persoonlijk effectiever zijn. Je zal anderen beter begrijpen en succesvol leiding geven.
Ken je dat gevoel? Je doet zo je best, maar dingen gaan toch […]

Boardroom Quotas: The Slow Pace of Gender Equality in Corporate Germany

Susanne Amann, Dinah Deckstein and Ann-Katrin Müller from www.spiegel.de
February 3, 2016
Bundesfamilienministerin Manuela Schwesig (SPD) spricht am 17.10.2015 auf dem Landesparteitag der SPD Sachsen-Anhalt in Leuna (Sachsen-Anhalt). Die Delegierten wollen unter anderem das Wahlprogramm für die Landtagswahl im März 2016 verabschieden. Foto: Hendrik Schmidt/dpa +++(c) dpa - Bildfunk+++

Germany’s statutory gender quota for supervisory boards took effect at the beginning of the year, yet the ratio of women to men is still alarmingly low. Many companies don’t even seem to realize that the new law applies to them.
Sometimes, in cases when the present seems less than appealing, remembering the past can be helpful. […]

D&I Corporate Forum London – 2 March 2016

February 3, 2016

Join WIN’s annual D&I Corporate Forum
Creating an Inclusive Organization
Shell, 40 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5NR, UK
2 March 2016
Join corporate leaders, organizations and experts in a fascinating exploration of how we can create inclusive organizations where people thrive and businesses flourish.
We will learn, hear and share experiences of how we can connect to new […]

The NFBAN & PwC 2016 Summit: Women Economic Empowerment – Unveiling the Opportunities Today

February 2, 2016

The purpose of this event is to expose some of the barriers preventing Economic Empowerment of Women with a focus on Impact Investing and Social Entrepreneurship. It will seek to showcase best practices and center around the importance of creating awareness on gender disparity within Investor Networks, Corporates and Governmental organisations. We will discuss how […]

MAKE MOTHERS MATTER IS PLEASED TO INVITE YOU TO THE CONFERENCE ON MOTHERS & HEALTH

February 2, 2016

7 and 8 March, EESC BRUSSELS
MOTHERS AND THEIR HEALTH
Covering maternal health (ante, peri and postnatal), the prevention of early pregnancies, AIDS, stress and burnout which often affects mothers.
MOTHERS AND THEIR CHILDREN’S HEALTH
Addressing among others nutrition (obesity), hygiene, prevention of disease and, educating children to promote their own health. For more information, please check our PROGRAMME
Please […]

Achterwaarts en op hoge hielen – Cathérine Ongenae

Cathérine Ongenae from www.deredactie.be
February 2, 2016
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Quota voor vrouwen zijn niet alleen belangrijk omdat het “politiek correct” is: diversiteit is goed voor de gezondheid van een organisatie, én van de samenleving.
Op straffe van boetes meer vrouwen in raden van bestuur dwingen: het werkt. In 2017 gaat de wet van kracht die bepaalt dat 33 procent van de leden van bestuursraden […]

Vrouwen aan de top, het gaat slechter dan ooit

Alona Lyubayeva from www.standaard.be
January 28, 2016
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Nu de Vlaamse departementen worden herschikt, worden vrouwelijke leidinggevenden vervangen door mannen, mannen niet door vrouwen, merkt Alona Lyubayeva. Beide geslachten hebben in absolute cijfers minder topfuncties, maar alleen de vrouwen zien ook hun percentages dalen.
“Aan de top van de Vlaamse administratie is één leidinggevende op de vijf een vrouw.”
December 2015. Christine Claus, de topvrouw […]

GM CEO Mary Barra ‘Missed’ Importance Of Being A Woman

Mick Broekhof
January 27, 2016
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As General Motors chief executive Mary Barra comes up on her two-year anniversary leading the company, she said one of the biggest things she’s learned is how important it is to other people that she’s a woman.
“I think I missed it early on,” Barra said in an exclusive interview with Yahoo Autos. She’s come to […]