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Misunderstandings about the gender pay gap: Kirsten Patterson

Written by Skye Wishart, 16.09.15
Kirsten Patterson is a lawyer by trade, and now is New Zealand Country Head of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (the professional body representing Chartered Accountants). Before this, she spent almost 10 years at NZRU in human resources and then managing corporate services. Last...
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Upcoming Suffragette movie screening with Global Women

Written by Global Women, 14.09.15
One hundred and twenty-two years ago on 19 September 1893, New Zealand became the first self-governing country in the world to grant all women the right to vote, after years of campaigning and petitioning. New Zealand was ahead of its game. It wasn’t until...
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Mihi Forbes, Monique Faleafa and Bo Li: panel on cultural intelligence

Written by Skye Wishart, 10.09.15
How culturally intelligent are we? On Tuesday Global Women hosted a powerful panel to provide insights into how you can further develop your cultural intelligence (CQ) and cross-cultural communication skills The panel included Māori investigative journalist Mihingarangi Forbes, managing director of Asiaworks Bo Li, and...
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Top 5 tips for cultural intelligence: Latin-American perspective

Written by Globel Women, 08.09.15
Diversity & Inclusion requires smart cross-cultural communication skills. New Zealand – particularly Auckland – has one of the most diverse workforces in the world. The leaders that excel here today are those that understand various cultures, including communication patterns, norms, expectations, and taboos. As a follow-on...
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Top 5 tips for cultural intelligence: Wendy Lai from a Singaporean perspective

Written by Global Women, 04.09.15
Diversity and Inclusion require smart cross-cultural communication skills. New Zealand – particularly Auckland – has one of the most diverse workforces in the world. The leaders that excel here today are those that understand various cultures, including communication patterns, norms, expectations, and taboos. In the...
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Cultural Intelligence: Anne Fitisemanu from a Pacific perspective

Written by Global Women, 02.09.15
Diversity and Inclusion require smart cross-cultural communication skills. New Zealand – particularly Auckland – has one of the most diverse workforces in the world. The leaders that excel here today are those that understand various cultures, including communication patterns, norms, expectations, and taboos. In the lead-up...
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Top 5 tips for CQ: Ranjna Patel from an Indian perspective

Written by Global Women, 31.08.15
Diversity and Inclusion require smart cross-cultural communication skills. New Zealand – particularly Auckland – has one of the most diverse workforces in the world. The leaders that excel here today are those that understand various cultures, including communication patterns, norms, expectations, and taboos. In the lead-up...
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Deloitte Top 200 Diversity Leader Award – open for entries

Written by Global Women, 27.08.15
For the second year running, Deloitte is awarding a top 200 company that recognises that developing diverse talent results in a significant business advantage. Entries are now open for the Diversity Leader Award as part of the Deloitte Top 200 awards. The award will...
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Keeping personal brand top of mind

Written by Global Women, 25.08.15
Aurelie Le Gall is business director in corporate divisions at Hays Recruitment, where company-wide, personal brand is a huge part of performance appraisals. Global Women caught up with Le Gall about the importance of personal brand. "If you’re on the way up the career...
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Breakthrough Leaders participant conveys her experience through poetry

Written by Global Women, 18.08.15
Mel Templeton is New Zealand general manager at Rabodirect and is part of this year's Breakthrough Leaders (BTL) programme cohort. She recited "Paddle Softly in Our Sunshine" to fellow participants at last month's BTL sessions, a poem inspired by her journey on the programme this...