It's not only that education is a human right and an
empowering force, but there’s an urgency of action
required because of the growing Pasifika demographic. Over
half of Auckland’s population will be of Pasifika and
Maori descent by 2030, according to BEST foundation...
Congratulations to all the winners in the NEXT Woman of the
Year Awards 2015 last week – two of which are members of
Global Women, Catherine
The six women were all described as "innovators and
life-changers, visionaries and champions… every one living
proof that passion...
The Indian community has a long standing history in New
Zealand, with the first Indian migrants arriving in the late
1800s. Since then Indian Kiwis have become vital
contributors to New Zealand’s social, cultural and
The ancient Hindu festival of Diwali festival kicks...
“My early memories were of my mother telling me two
things: One, you can do anything you want to do
professionally. Two, do not rely on a man to support you,
because you never know what might happen, dear."
Emily Morrow For over...
Global Women member Catherine Mohr wasn’t always a doctor
at heart – she never was the little girl who dreamed of a
career in medicine. Instead, she has always been a tinkerer.
And now, as vice president of medical research at Intuitive
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...
Huge congratulations to our partners Westpac, ANZ and Bell
Gully for winning categories at the White Camellia Awards
evening last Thursday.
Driven by the EEO Trust, the White Camellia Awards recognise
organisations that are promoting gender equity through the
seven international United Nations Women's Empowerment
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.
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...
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...