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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...

GW member Sara Clemens on her leadership journey & Pandora

Written by Global Women, 13.08.15
New Zealand-born and raised, Global Women member Sara Clemens is chief strategy officer of Pandora, based in Oakland California. In addition to corporate strategy and development, her mission is to make Pandora an indispensable partner for the music industry globally. Sara is passionate about high-growth...
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Being inclusive at work: how to check your own unconscious bias

Written by Guests Sarah Naude & Matt Stanley, Propero , 10.08.15
At high school we all had a sense of what the social hierarchy was and where we fitted. We may like to think we outgrew this social strata in high school but the stark reality is that this follows us all through our lives...
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Ethnic women have a particular disadvantage: Mai Chen's solutions

Written by Global Women, 05.08.15
Ethnic women have a particular disadvantage in New Zealand, says Mai Chen, because gender and ethnicity compound. Speaking at the YWCA equal pay seminar last week, Mai Chen (prominent lawyer, founder of New Zealand Asian Leaders and inaugural chairperson of Global Women) highlighted the double...
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D&I workshop: How culturally intelligent are we?

Written by Global Women, 30.07.15
  How culturally intelligent are we? On Tuesday 8 September 9-10am, our Global Women team and our partners EY are hosting a panel with Mihingarangi Forbes, Bo Li, Monique Faleafa and Liz Te Amo, on cross-cultural communications and cultural intelligence. New Zealand – specifically Auckland –...
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ANZ to top up KiwiSaver for staff on parental leave

Written by Global Women, 30.07.15
Global Women partner ANZ is helping close the gender gap in retirement savings by announcing yesterday it will top up KiwiSaver contributions for staff on parental leave. This is a first for New Zealand and a move ANZ hopes will inspire other organisations to...

What Gets Measured Gets Done

Written by Philippa Reed, 30.07.15
This week Philippa Reed from Auckland Council joins us as a guest blogger. Continuing the theme of celebrating Matariki and Te Wiki o Te Māori, our chief executive at Auckland Council, Stephen Town, issued encouragement and a challenge in his weekly newsletter for us all...