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
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
New Zealand – specifically Auckland –...
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...
This week Philippa Reed from Auckland Council joins us as a
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...
Welcoming in Māori language week, we're talking about weaving Māoridom and Western values in a business context, which is less complicated than you may think – in fact, many of our Māori business leaders within Global Women integrate tikanga Māori...
Principal economist for the New Zealand Institute of
Economic Research, Shamubeel Eaqub, wrote a book because he
saw pain and loss of hope in different parts of New Zealand
beyond Auckland and Wellington.
He wrote, “If we rank our regions internationally,
Auckland and Wellington are...
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...
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.
We asked Sandy Burgham, director of...
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
The Human Rights commission’s latest report paints a
less-than-rosy picture on how women are tracking in the
This year the report is in interactive form and covers the
current state of play of employment, pay gaps, leadership
In terms of leadership, the report...