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In the mid-1950s, Ella Fitzgerald was a rising female vocalist. Her sultry sound was new and fresh. There was just one problem: Ella could not get booked at many of the hottest nightclubs because she was black.
Procter & Gamble is leveraging its role as a top advertiser to change the discussion.
NEW Board Chair Karen Stuckey of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. called on senior executives to drive gender equality.
One of the first things we learn in business is: Don’t discuss religion, sex or politics in the workplace — ever. But regardless of your political affiliation, gender and women’s issues are being talked about every day.
NEW marked Equal Pay Day April 4 with a social media surge highlighting the wage gap between men and women in U.S. business.
More than 300 senior retail and consumer goods leaders will focus on the business benefits of gender diversity and women’s leadership at the 11th annual NEW Executive Leaders Forum, August 1-3 in Santa Barbara, California.
The percentage of women in senior management teams globally rose just 1 percent in 2016 — from 24 percent to 25 percent, according to a new report by Grant Thornton International. The senior-management gender gap has shrunk just 6 percent in the past 13 years.
NEW partner organizations dared to #BeBoldForChange for International Women’s Day, March 8, calling for a more gender-equal world with speaker events, leadership development and online gatherings.
More than 15 years ago, I came up with the idea to start the Network of Executive Women because I wanted to bring women together to support one another. It worked!
Stereotypes, social norms and unconscious bias are contributing to a widening gender gap at work, according to a new international study commissioned by Unilever.