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Technology’s Impact on Executive Business and Leadership


April 14, 2017:

Driven to the Brink: Why Corporate Governance, Board Leadership and Culture Matter By Patricia Dimond


March 09, 2017:

GBRW was pleased to see that one of our colleagues, Danielle Brown from Intel was recently featured in Bloomberg BusinessWeek (Source: Bloomberg Business Week)


March 09, 2017:

The $2.5 trillion investor behind a statue of a girl on Wall Street is tackling its own gender problem (Source: Business Insider)


March 03, 2017:

Vodafone Launches Programme to Recruit Career-break Women (Source: Financial Times)


March 02, 2017:

UK BioPharma to Target Lack of Boardroom Diversity at Liftstream Forum (Source: PR BusinessWire)


February 28, 2017:

Unconscious Bias Hinders Diversity Recruitment (Source: Financial Times)


February 28, 2017:

WomenCorporateDirectors Celebrates Milestones for Women on Boards Globally on 2017 International Women’s Day (Source: PR Newswire)


February 27, 2017:

Does your Company Have a Diversity Strategy? Join our Reporting (Source: Financial Times)


February 27, 2017:

More Women on Boards Helps Companies Value and Engage CSR (Source: Canadian Lawyer)


February 23, 2017:

Banking Industry Addresses Diversity, Adding Women to Boards (Source: The Seattle Times)


February 23, 2017:

Retail Sector has Best Boardroom Diversity: Report (Source: CNBC)


February 11, 2017:

Anglo American Chairman’s ‘wake-up call’ on UK Board Diversity (Source: Financial Times)


February 11, 2017:

Keane to Press for More Women on Boards (Source: Independent.ie)


February 10, 2017:

Too Many Males on Too Many Boards (Source: Financial Times)


February 08, 2017:

1 Big Reason There Are So Few Women on U.S. Corporate Boards? Directors’ Egos (Source: Fortune)


February 08, 2017:

U.S. Lags Way Behind Europe In Number Of Women In The Boardroom (Source: Forbes)


February 06, 2017:

Audi’s Gender Equality Plea Lacks Horsepower (Source: Reuters)


February 06, 2017:

‘Negligible’ Gains in Boardroom Diversity as White Men Still Dominate, Study Finds (Source: ABC News)


January 25, 2017:

Female Directors Investment: Support to Boost Women on Boards Returns (Source: The Global Recruiter)


January 25, 2017:

Sir Philip Hampton Hits Out at Lack of Retail Boardroom Equality (Source: Retail Gazette)


January 24, 2017:

Study: Women Hold Just 1/10 Biotech Board seats (Source: MedCityNews)


January 24, 2017:

Women In Bio Now Accepting Applications for the 2017 Boardroom Ready Program (Source: GlobeNewswire)


January 23, 2017:

The Number of Female Executives at BFGEI Member Firms Increased by a Quarter in One Year (Source: City A.M)


November 08, 2016:

UK companies Need more Women on Executive Committees, says Review (Source: The Guardian)


November 07, 2016:

New George Mason University Class Aims to Help more Women Get Board Seats (Source: WBJ)


November 07, 2016:

How To Convince Executives To Embrace Diversity (Source: Forbes)


November 01, 2016:

Women still Struggle to Join Boards where Targets are Absent (Source: Financial Times)


October 31, 2016:

Women In Bio Announces First Boardroom Ready Program Graduates (Source: EconoTimes)


October 20, 2016:

The World’s Biggest Mining Company Wants Half Its Workforce to Be Women (Source: Fortune)


October 19, 2016:

Investor Group Will Vote Against Sitting Directors if Boards Lack Women (Source: The Guardian)


October 17, 2016:

Harvey Nash Forms Partnership With Hong Kong Business School (Source: HuntScanlon Media)


October 13, 2016:

Corporate Culture, Housework Block Women from the Boardroom (Source: Nikkey Asian Review)


October 05, 2016:

More Women on Qld Boards Could Deliver $87 Million: Deloitte Report (Source: BrisbaneTimes)


October 03, 2016:

Women Underrepresented at Top Levels of Swiss Business (Source: SwissInfo)


September 30, 2016:

Canada Board Diversity Proposal Said to Affect 600 TSX Companies (Source: Bloomberg)


September 29, 2016:

Women and Diversity Help Drive Corporate Success (Source: Financial Times)


September 29, 2016:

Women on Government Boards Hits 40% (Source: News.com.au)


September 27, 2016:

Number of Women on Boards in India Doubled Over Past 6 Years (Source: BusinessToday)


September 26, 2016:

Corporate Boards: Women Twice as Likely to Have Professional Tech Experience as Men (Source: TechRepublic)


September 26, 2016:

Women on Boards in India Have Doubled Over the Past Six years (Source: The Economic Times)


September 23, 2016:

Alberta: Proposed Securities Commission Rule Aims to Increase Female Representation on Boards (Source: Bloomberg BNA)


September 23, 2016:

PepsiCo to Have 40% Women in Leadership (Source: The Economic Times)


September 21, 2016:

Morgan Stanley Urges Advisers to Embrace Female-friendly Investment Strategies (Source: InvestmentNews)


September 20, 2016:

‘Target ‘in sight’ for 30% Women on Boards by 2018, but Blacklist of Female-free Boards Grows ’ (Source: The Sydney Morning Heralds)


September 15, 2016:

‘Women Talk too Much, Make Board Meeting Long’ (Source: The Guardian)


September 12, 2016:

‘Vast’ Gender Wage Gap still Exists within Billion-dollar Sports Industry (Source: The Australian Business Review)


September 12, 2016:

Woolworths Chair Calls for Tougher Board Diversity Targets (Source: AFR)


September 08, 2016:

Harvard Business School Launches New Executive Education Program For Women Senior Executives (Source: PRNewsWire)


September 02, 2016:

Women Surge into Boardrooms across Malaysia, but Gender Equity Target still Beyond Reach (Source: NST)


September 01, 2016:

How Women on Boards Get Fat Cats to Work Harder … but They also Pay Chief Execs £400,000 more (Source: ThisIsMoney)


September 01, 2016:

Study Finds Women Are The Ones Bringing Tech To The Boardroom (Source: Vocativ)


September 01, 2016:

Women in Banking: Tackling the Gender Gap, Inside and Out (Source: American Banker)


August 31, 2016:

Imperial Joins 30% Club, Strengthening Commitment to Gender Diversity (Source: Imperial College London)


August 22, 2016:

The Emirati Striving to Empower Women in the Workplace (Source: The National UAE)


August 22, 2016:

Women in Charge (Source: The Guardian)


July 31, 2016:

More Women in the Board Room? (Source: Times of Malta)


July 30, 2016:

Back From Maternity Leave: Aim High and Join the Board (Source: The Australian)


July 28, 2016:

RBS Sets 30% Pledge for Women in Senior Roles Across all Business Areas (Source: We Are The City)


July 28, 2016:

Gender Diverse Boards May Have Less Inside Information (Source: INSEAD)


July 27, 2016:

Standard Ethics Issues Stern Report in Boardroom Gender Disparity (Source: The National)


July 24, 2016:

Shocking Figures Show that THREE out of 70 Directors at Top Scottish Clubs are Women (Source: Daily Record)


July 18, 2016:

Business Must Address the Under Representation of Women in Senior Management (Source: Forbes)


July 14, 2016:

Making Room for Women in Silicon Valley’s Boardrooms (Source: Forbes)


June 09, 2016:

Saving the Earth by Making Energy Industry’s Boardrooms Diverse (Source: Bloomberg)


June 08, 2016:

Women on boards of directors: UAE 2nd in world (Source: Emirates 24/7)


June 06, 2016:

A Female CEO May Be the Answer to More Women on Boards, Surveys Show (Source: Financial Post)


June 04, 2016:

Sizakele Mzimela Takes First Black Woman-Owned Airline International (Source: Black Enterprise)


May 31, 2016:

Women In Bio to Host Series of Events for Women Executives in Life Sciences at the BIO International Convention (Source: Quartz)


May, 2016:

Communicators Want Non-Exec Director Roles, But Few Have Them (Source: The Holmes Report)


May 29, 2016:

Should Hong Kong Introduce a Quota to Achieve Better Gender Representation on Corporate Boards? (Source: South China Morning Post)


May 27, 2016:

Where More Women Are on Boards, Executive Pay Is Higher (Source: NY Times)


May 27, 2016:

After Topping 14% in Early 2015, Women Representation in South Africa’s Mining Industry Now 10% (Source: Mining Weekly)


May 5, 2016:

Why Women Don’t Lead (Source: HuffingtonPost)


May 3, 2016:

For Southern Europe Returns, Drop the Macho and Embrace Feminism (Source: Bloomberg)


April 27, 2016:

New Study: Progress and Challenges for Women on Company Boards (Source: EWoB)


April 11, 2016:

Twitter’s Martha Lane Fox: Diversity on Boards is Critical, Let’s Help Women Now (Source: The Telegraph)


April 10, 2016:

Gender Equlity in the Boardroom (Source: TimesOfMalta)


April 06, 2016:

Push to Recruit Women on Boards Drains Companies of Top Talent (Source: Financial Times)


April, 2016:

Inching Forward on Gender Diversity (Source: Ernst & Young)


March 25, 2016:

What Use Are Women’s Networks? We Need Less Talk and More Action from Businesses (Source: The Guardian)


March, 2016:

Inquiry Warns ‘inexcusable and unacceptable’ Variation in Progress for Women on Boards in FTSE companies (Source: Equality and Human Rights Commission)


March 22, 2016:

Move to Link Executive Pay with Gender Balance Targets (Source: The Financial Times)


March 14, 2016:

Demand Isn’t Factor Holding Women Back From Joining Boards (Source: Bloomberg Business)


March 08, 2016:

Australian Government Raises Women on Boards Target to 50 Percent (Source: ZDNEt)


March 05, 2016:

Still a Man’s World (Source: The Economist)


March 03, 2016:

Canada’s Resource Economy Partly To Blame For Lack Of Women On Boards: Dodig (Source: HuffingtonPost.ca)


November 23, 2015:

Why we Need Quotas for Women on Boards? (Source: TheGuardian)


November 18, 2015:

Gender Diversity curbs CEO excess (Source: USAToday)


November 08, 2015:

Gender Diversity Curbs (Source: SMH.com)


October 12, 2015:

Fund Managers Women on Boards Survey Finds (Source: TheGuardian)


October 10, 2015:

Corporate Boards Are a Boy’s Club—and Men Like It That Way (Source: Bloomberg)


September 20, 2015:

Worldpay and Hastings Under Fire Over all-Male Boards (Source: Theguardian.com)


September 17, 2015:

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of a non-Executive Director (Source: Director.co.uk)


September 17, 2015:

Retailers Urged to Follow Kingfisher on Diversity at the Top (Source: Retail Week)


September 9, 2015:

Ooredoo Launches Program for Women Empowerment Via Technology (Source: HaveerOnline)


September 8, 2015:

Women in the Boardroom: Why the Invitation List is Still Closed
(Source: Uconn Today)


August 6, 2015:

Business Schools Accelerate Women’s Leadership Drive With White House Pact (Source: BusinessBecause)


August 3, 2015:

Australian Public Service Must Build a Pipeline of Female Leaders (Source: WA Today)


August 3, 2015:

Women Increase non-Executive Presence in UK Boardrooms (Source: Financial Times)


July 30, 2015:

How to Be a Successful non-Exec (Source: FT Adviser)


July 13, 2015:

Male-only Boards in the Firing Line (Source: InvestorDaily)


July 13, 2015:

Are the Roles of non-Executive Directors Going to Change Forever? (Source: Tle-Online)


July 12, 2015:

UK Boards Divided on Cyber and Social Media (Source: Financial Times)


July 10, 2015:

Women on FTSE Boards Forecast to Reach Lord Davies 25pc Target by October (Source: Cityam)


July 3, 2015:

Rio Tinto Boss Wants More Women in Senior Management Roles (Source: MiningAustralia)


July 2, 2015:

Make Tech’s Disrupters Fix their Own Diversity Problem (Source: Financial Times)


July 1, 2015:

Tasmania Announces Gender Equality Plan to Have 50% Women on Boards (Source: The Guardian)


June 28, 2015:

Board Equality is a Struggle for Japan’s ‘Womenomics’ (Source: Financial Times)


June 26, 2015:

Executive Success: Bringing Variety to the Board (Source: nzherald.co.nz)


June 25, 2015:

Equality Requires Economic Rights (Source: WinnipegFreePress)


June 20, 2015:

U.K. Sees Rise In Pipeline Of Future Women CEOs (Source: Forbes)


June 17, 2015:

Thai Women Need to Break the Glass Ceiling (Source: BangkokPost)


June 15, 2015:

Gender Bias Forced me to Quit Quiksilver’s Board (Source: Fortune.com)


June 15, 2015:

A quarter of London’s tech businesses still don’t have women on their boards (Source: The Memo)


June 11, 2015:

Are Gender Quotas Needed? (Source: Financial Times)


June 11, 2015:

Women On Boards: Slow Progress And Marginalization, Study Shows (Source: Forbes)


June 3, 2015:

African Development Bank Unveils First-Ever Study of Female Board Membership in Africa (Source: AllAfrica.com)


May 29, 2015:

Mental Health Chiefs Launch Search for non-White Faces (Source: IslingtonTribune)


May 27, 2015:

Would your Company Be any Different if it Had More Women on the Board? (Source: Fortune.com)


May 27, 2015:

I Gave Up My Seat at an All-Male Panel to a Woman — And More Men Should Do the Same (Source: HuffingtonPost)


May 17, 2015:

Efforts to Promote Women in Business Lead to First all-Women Trade Mission (Source: CTV News)


May 15, 2015:

Latin American Women Locked Out of Boardrooms Trail Peers (Source: Bloomberg)


May 14, 2015:

For American Women, it’s Been a Very Slow, Tough Road to the Boardroom (Source: Fortune.com)


May 12, 2015:

Lord Davies Calls for Childcare Reform to Close City Gender Gap (Source: Financial Times)


March 19, 2015:

Indian Companies Look to Wives to Fill Female Board-Member Requirement (Source: WallStreet Journal)


March 13, 2015:

Manager-Barometer 2014/2015 Von Odgers Berndtson (German Version) (Source: Exxecta)


March 11, 2015:

Opaque Path that Leads to the Boardroom (Source: Financial Times)


March 9, 2015:

The Best & Worst News in the Gender Equality Around the World (Source: Fast Company)


March 6, 2015:

Germany Sets Gender Quota in Boardrooms (Source: NY Times)


March 4, 2015:

African Women- A Force for Peace (Source: IESE Business School)


March 4, 2015:

First Women Summit: Are quotas Bad For Business? (Source: Exxecta)


February 26, 2015:

Why “Network More” Is Bad Advice for Women (Source: Harvard Busness Review)


February 25, 2015:

FTSE 100 Companies Need to Increase Pace of Gender Diversity Change to Meet the Initial 25% Target (Source: EXXECTA)


February 24, 2015:

Leadership a la Francaise: How GE’s Clara Gaymard Does It(Source: Forbes)


February 24, 2015:

Christine Lagarde Says ‘Conspiracy’ Against Women Makes the World Poorer (Source: The Guardian)


February 17, 2015:

Women Directors Change How Boards Work (Source: Harvard Business Review)


February 17, 2015:

Mujeres Consejeras en Espana (Source: NadaEsGratis)


February 11, 2015:

How Mentor Lord Davies Helped Beatriz Butsana-Sita Win Promotion (Source: FinancialTimes)


February 9, 2015:

Is Gender a Factor in Fund Performance? (Source: FinancialTimes)


February 9, 2015:

Non-Executive Directors in Europe Report 2014 (Source: Exxecta)


February 8, 2015:

More Than 1 in 3 UK Boardrooms are Internationally Diverse (Source: FinancialTimes)


February 6, 2015:

10 Board Trends for 2015 (Source: Georgia CEO)


January 28, 2015:

How to Change the Ratio of Women on Boards (Source: FastCompany)


January 30, 2015:

What’s Keeping Women From the Corporate Heights(Source: INSEAD)


January 28, 2015:

How does access to technology lead to gender equality? (Source: Global Fund for Women)


January 27, 2015:

Today Women Shareholders Demand Gender Equality! Gap (Source: EWSDGE)


January 27, 2015:

“World Economic Forum” Survey That Aims To Identify Global Industry Gender Gap


January 25, 2015:

Webinar: Are You Looking to Join a Board of Directors? February, 25th


January 17, 2015:

This year will be a milestone for more equal boards (Source: The Telegraph)


January 16, 2015:

Why Some Teams Are Smarter Than Others (Source: NYTimes)


January 13, 2015:

Globally, Women Gain Corporate Noard Seats — but Not in the US (Source: Fortune.com)


January 06, 2015:

2014 Board Practices Report: Perspectives from the boardrooms (Source: Deloitte)


December 29, 2014:

5 Inspiring TED Talks by Women Leaders in 2014 (Source: Fortune.com)