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A Corporate “Mobility Linked” Lock-out – guest blog post by Susan Plunkett PhD

Over the past months I’ve read a number of engaging SheEO blogs on women in leadership roles and moving into the boardroom.  Those are aspirational goals and ones that every little girl should have in her toy garage or dollhouse at the ready.  But, what about those women who are more than competent, but for […]

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AICD announces 70 Board Diversity Scholarships for “board ready” women

John Colvin, CEO of the Australian Institute of Company Directors is really leading the ranks of good guys and showing his commitment to gender diversity on boards with the announcement of a new Board Diversity Scholarship Program by the AICD.  Under the program, the AICD together with the Australian Government Office for Women will award […]

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Westpac follows Comm bank lead in introducing 40 per cent target for women in top leadership roles

At an Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce gathering in Sydney this week Westpac Chief Gail Kelly announced a new target to lift female representation in the Bank’s top 10% leadership ranks from the 33% of present to 40% by 2014.  Speaking at the same event, Prime Minister Julia Gillard and prominant board director Catherine Livingstone also […]

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Engaging men in gender diversity programs – 5 steps to success

I’ve long held the belief that women alone can’t solve the gender equality puzzle… but getting men to drive the change is sometimes easier said than done.  This article from The Glass Hammer points out that while gender equality is a hot topic, the message hasn’t yet filtered down to the “Average Joe”.  Author Elizabeth […]

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Why men still get more promotions than women – HBR tells women to forget about mentoring and find a sponsor instead

The likelihood of women to be promoted is all about mentoring – says an article in last month’s Harvard Business Review.  According to the authors of Why Men Still Get More Promotions than Women, it all comes down to mentoring.  While women are as likely to get access to mentoring as men are, they’re less […]

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Australian research finds ASX500 companies with women directors deliver higher return to shareholders

The Reibey Institute, a newly founded Australian research centre focused on women’s leadership issues, released it’s first research note today noting amongst many preliminary findings that over the past 3 and 5 year periods, ASX500 companies with women directors on their boards delivered significantly higher Return on Equity (ROE) than those companies without women directors. […]

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