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...
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...
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...
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
Cultivating the right personal brand is critical to the
success of any leader.
Last month, Global Women's Breakthrough Leaders module was
all about personal brand – media training, social media,
storytelling, and much more.
We asked Sandy Burgham, director of leadership development
for Global Women –...
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
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...
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