*The Champions for Change summit has produced an
action-oriented plan to accelerate New Zealand’s future
success and global competitive advantage through diversity
and inclusive leadership.
The country’s top CEOs worked collaboratively at the
Champions for Change summit on March 14 to reach a
collective agreement, the...
As it stands we will not live to see gender parity in our
According to World Economic Forum predictions, we are 117
years (approximately 42,000 days) away from achieving global
gender parity. International Women’s Day is the
opportunity to #PledgeForParity and create a better...
Global Women member Julia Xu appeared on NewstalkZB with
Mike Hosking this morning to discuss ethnic diversity in
senior positions, and women in leadership.
New Zealand continues to move closer to Asia in economic and
trade terms and the growth of our Asian population...
Global Women warmly welcomes our 17 new members from our
November 2015 intake who have now joined the organisation,
who represent a broad cross section of leaders from the
private to public sector, corporate to not-for-profit, small
business to entrepreneurs, and rural to international.
Global Women member Silvana Schenone is a corporate partner
at Minter Ellison Rudd Watts. Silvana has a remarkable
international background, having practiced law in New York,
Chile and New Zealand, and holds a Master in Laws from
Harvard University, with distinction in corporate law...
Michelle Dickinson In Dr Michelle Dickinson’s office at
the University of Auckland, an older colleague will email
her formally, then print the email and then walk it to her
office in case it hadn’t come through – at the same time
her students will...
Breakthrough Leaders 2016[sitetree_link,id=34] kicked off
this week with a brand new Leadership Development Director
at the helm: Rachel Petero, who has come back home to
Aotearoa after 15 years abroad.
rachel petero article A Global Women member with
Waikato-Tainui heritage, Rachel’s entrepreneurial
endeavours have included founding...
A Happy Chinese New Year to our members, investment
partners, BTL participants and alumni!
February 8 this year in New Zealand was Monday-ised Waitangi
Day holiday and it was also a celebration of the first day
of the Chinese New Year – the two...
To create an engaged and therefore productive workforce,
employees need be able to bring their whole selves to work
without feeling suppressed. EY New Zealand’s senior tax
manager Gina Mills is pushing EY’s culture in this
Gina Mills is serious about diversity. She had...
Barbecue and salads, searing sun, shady totara and cabbage
trees, picnic blankets and a lolly scramble: this was the
taste of Kiwi culture given to refugees from the Mangere
Refugee Centre in Auckland and their NZ Red Cross
volunteers, as part of the Global...