Dame Alison 010715
Eight of New Zealand's most inspirational business leaders
will this month be inducted into the prestigious New Zealand
Business Hall of Fame – and one of them is Global
Women’s very own member Dame Alison Paterson.
In 1976, Dame Alison was...
A Global Women member has overseen four tonnes of black
granite wrangled onto a Danish shore, as part of a major
Gill Gatfield is in Denmark for her artist residency, and
her new work 'The Kiss' has just been installed as part...
Do you have a burning desire to help people, while enhancing
your leadership skills? Fancy a life-changing experience?
It’s just over two weeks until the *Vodafone World of
Difference 2016* year-long fellowships close on 17 July.
They want passionate professionals who have ambitious ideas,
Dr Emma Parry is a specialist obstetrician and
gynaecologist, and a subspecialist in Maternal Fetal
Medicine. Based at Auckland City Hospital in her public
role, she is the Clinical Director of the New Zealand
Maternal Fetal Medicine Network. Parry is driven by her
The Deloitte Global Center for Corporate Governance has
released its fourth edition of “Women in the Boardroom: A
Overall, women now hold 12 percent of seats worldwide with
only 4 percent chairing boards.
Breaking it down, European countries still win on gender
Wendy Lai Blog 230615
Wendy Lai is from a family undeterred by adversity.
When her grandfather was taken away and executed during WW2,
her father Francis was raised solely by her grandmother who
made ends meet as a domestic servant. But he was...
Fiona Mackenzie 220615
Fiona Mackenzie has an impressive track record – currently
Head of Investments at NZ Superannuation Fund, she’s had
stints at Deloitte’s, Credit Suisse in New York, Morgan
Stanley in San Francisco and here she’s headed up markets
and strategy at the...
When the Matariki stars appear around the shortest day of
the year, Maori tradition says it predicts the harvest
season – the brighter the stars, the more successful the
crop. A long-running survey from Otago University may also
predict – in this case, the...
This week Global Women hosted the National Centre for
Lifecourse Research team at our Auckland diversity and
inclusion (D&I) MeetUp event, to share an inside view on our
diverse range of graduates here in New Zealand. This was a
first snapshot of a hugely...
We are very pleased to announce the appointment of our new
Chair, Sue Sheldon. Sue has been a board member since 2011
and is taking over the role of Chair from Dame Jenny
We are also delighted to announce the appointment of four