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Ethnic women have a particular disadvantage: Mai Chen's solutions

Written by Global Women, 05.08.15
Ethnic women have a particular disadvantage in New Zealand, says Mai Chen, because gender and ethnicity compound. Speaking at the YWCA equal pay seminar last week, Mai Chen (prominent lawyer, founder of New Zealand Asian Leaders and inaugural chairperson of Global Women) highlighted the double...
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D&I workshop: How culturally intelligent are we?

Written by Global Women, 30.07.15
  How culturally intelligent are we? On Tuesday 8 September 9-10am, our Global Women team and our partners EY are hosting a panel with Mihingarangi Forbes, Bo Li, Monique Faleafa and Liz Te Amo, on cross-cultural communications and cultural intelligence. New Zealand – specifically Auckland –...
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ANZ to top up KiwiSaver for staff on parental leave

Written by Global Women, 30.07.15
Global Women partner ANZ is helping close the gender gap in retirement savings by announcing yesterday it will top up KiwiSaver contributions for staff on parental leave. This is a first for New Zealand and a move ANZ hopes will inspire other organisations to...

What Gets Measured Gets Done

Written by Philippa Reed, 30.07.15
This week Philippa Reed from Auckland Council joins us as a guest blogger. Continuing the theme of celebrating Matariki and Te Wiki o Te Māori, our chief executive at Auckland Council, Stephen Town, issued encouragement and a challenge in his weekly newsletter for us all...
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The 6 signature traits of leaders of the future

Written by Global Women, 14.07.15
The world has changed and will only keep changing, which means the very context in which leaders try to lead their teams is hugely different. In the Asia-Pacific, futurists have identified three megatrends emerging alongside each other, outlined in the Fast Forward report by Deloitte...
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Digital Disruption and how to adapt as a leader

Written by Global Women, 09.07.15
Digital is now disrupting society on every level, changing the nature of work itself. Last month, Global Women's Breakthrough Leaders[sitetree_link,id=34] module zeroed in on Digital Disruption, bringing in an array of world-class experts to speak on the topic. Sandy Burgham   We asked Sandy Burgham, director of...
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Female managers have the engagement advantage says Gallup report

Written by Global Women, 07.07.15
Female managers are more engaged and inspire more engagement, according to The State of the American Manager: Analytics and Advice for Leaders report. The report, released in May by US consulting company Gallup, provides an in-depth look at what sets great managers apart from the...