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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...

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...