Dame Alison blog

Leading the way

Written by Global Women, 08.07.16
As we celebrate Sir Peter Blake Leadership Week, it’s important to celebrate our great female leaders, those who have and who continue to stand out from the crowd and pave the way for younger generations. There are few who paint such an impressive leadership journey...
parekawhia mclean blog

Successful leadership begins with whanau

Written by Global Women, 07.07.16
As we celebrate Sir Peter Blake Leadership Week we talk to Global Women member and CEO of Waikato-Tainui, Parekawhia McLean, about what makes a great leader and her own personal leadership journey… Parekawhia was appointed CEO of Waikato-Tainui Te Kauhanganui Inc in 2010, after spending...

Champions for Change: June Summit Brings Actions to the Forefront

Written by Global Women, 28.06.16
*Champions for Change Summit 17 June:* Fifty New Zealand Champions for Change – Chief Executive Officers and Chairs of significant New Zealand organisations, private and public – are in action, working together to achieve a common vision of a new generation of diverse leaders driving...

Kiwis Making a Difference...

Written by Global Women, 24.06.16
As National Volunteer Week draws to a close, we talk to Vivien Maidaborn[our-people/our-members/show/155/viv-maidaborn], Executive Director of UNICEF NZ, about the crucial role NZ volunteers play in delivering the assistance so urgently required by children around the world, including New Zealand. Vivien has spent most of her...

The gift of time

Written by Global Women, 21.06.16
Each year New Zealand celebrates National Volunteer Week to recognise and give thanks to the vital contribution that our approximately 1.2 million volunteers make - to social development, the economy and the environment. This year, National Volunteer Week is focusing on time, in particular whai...