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Joan Toth

Joan Toth

Joan Toth is past president and CEO of the Network of Executive Women, the largest women’s leadership organization serving the retail and consumer goods industry.

Meaningful mentoring, opportunities to grow, flexibility and work/life integration: millennials — like women — want more from today's workplace.
It’s been more than half a century since President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act and seven years since President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act. But the gender pay gap stubbornly persists.
If the retail and consumer products industry wants to get serious about advancing women leaders, we're going to have to get rid of the B word — bossy.
More than 36 percent of U.S. women are multicultural — by 2050, they’ll be the majority of women. This shift has already transformed our retail consumer base and workforce, but it’s not being reflected in our leadership ranks.