Global Women member and accomplished entrepreneur Diane
Foreman won’t hire anyone for an offshore role without
interviewing their partner first, because if the family
situation won't work, neither will the role - and she also
checks out their house.
Speaking this morning at the PwC...
The Breakthrough Leaders programme launched a new concept
this year entitled the “visibility challenge” where each
participant must raise their profile against an issue or
cause of importance to them. This is an exercise outside
their comfort zone - resulting in an array of...
Global Women partner organisations won large in the
Diversity space at the Deloitte Top 200 awards last Thursday
with an awards night held at Vector Arena.
Global Women major investment partner Westpac won the award,
with ANZ and Air New Zealand hot on its...
In the presence of some of New Zealand’s most influential
and talented leaders, a 350 strong audience commended the 40
graduates of the 2015 Global Women Breakthrough Leaders
Programme[sitetree_link,id=34] at the Global Women
Celebration Dinner last week, November 25.
We would like to acknowledge the...
One of the keys to ensuring diversity in the workforce is to
allow for flexible working. Through flexible
working, people can make changes to the hours, times and
locations they work, without affecting their income and
career progression nor affecting the business.
Employees are able to...
Thirty-nine New Zealand business leaders made a commitment
to achieve diverse and inclusive leadership at the Champions
for Change[sitetree_link,id=40] launch in Auckland today.
The new initiative, launched by Deputy Prime Minister the
Honourable Bill English, aims to infuse New Zealand
businesses with a culture that...
Global Women members stole the show at last night's 2015
Women of Influence Awards at a packed-out dinner at Sky City
Grand in Auckland. Congratulations to all!
Global Women member Joan Withers was named supreme winner to
a standing ovation.
Of the nine categories, Global...
The Superdiversity Stocktake was launched last night by
prominent lawyer and Global Women member Mai Chen at the
Auckland Art Gallery, from the new Superdiversity Centre for
Law, Policy and Business.
The centre is designed to help New Zealanders adapt to a
super-diverse New Zealand,...
New Zealand – particularly Auckland – has one of the
most diverse workforces in the world, and smart
cross-communication skills are becoming more critical than
ever for diversity and inclusion.
The best leaders understand communication patterns, norms,
expectations and taboos across a spectrum of cultures.
Teachers who turn to entrepreneurship bring to the table a
mix of curiosity, caring and ambition – Global Women
member Maria Johnson is just that, we caught up with her to
learn more about her journey.
is the owner and managing director of the...