Female Managers

Female managers have the engagement advantage says Gallup report

Written by Global Women, 07.07.15
Female managers are more engaged and inspire more engagement, according to The State of the American Manager: Analytics and Advice for Leaders report. The report, released in May by US consulting company Gallup, provides an in-depth look at what sets great managers apart from the...

Dame Alison to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Written by Global Women, 01.07.15
Dame Alison 010715 Eight of New Zealand's most inspirational business leaders will this month be inducted into the prestigious New Zealand Business Hall of Fame – and one of them is Global Women’s very own member Dame Alison Paterson. In 1976, Dame Alison was...
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Gill Gatfield takes on the Danish art scene

A Global Women member has overseen four tonnes of black granite wrangled onto a Danish shore, as part of a major sculpture event. Gill Gatfield is in Denmark for her artist residency, and her new work 'The Kiss' has just been installed as part...

What drives Emma Parry: leader profile

Written by Skye Wishart, 29.06.15
Dr Emma Parry is a specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist, and a subspecialist in Maternal Fetal Medicine. Based at Auckland City Hospital in her public role, she is the Clinical Director of the New Zealand Maternal Fetal Medicine Network. Parry is driven by her passion to...

Leader profile: Wendy Lai

Written by Skye Wishart, 23.06.15
Wendy Lai Blog 230615 Wendy Lai is from a family undeterred by adversity. When her grandfather was taken away and executed during WW2, her father Francis was raised solely by her grandmother who made ends meet as a domestic servant. But he was...

Leader profile: Fiona Mackenzie

Written by Skye Wishart, 22.06.15
Fiona Mackenzie 220615 Fiona Mackenzie has an impressive track record – currently Head of Investments at NZ Superannuation Fund, she’s had stints at Deloitte’s, Credit Suisse in New York, Morgan Stanley in San Francisco and here she’s headed up markets and strategy at the...
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New research into Maori grads may be key to Maori recruitment

Written by Skye Wishart, 18.06.15
When the Matariki stars appear around the shortest day of the year, Maori tradition says it predicts the harvest season – the brighter the stars, the more successful the crop. A long-running survey from Otago University may also predict – in this case, the...