Workplace cultural intelligence 281015

Workplace cultural intelligence: Arihia Bennett from a Maori perspective

Written by Global Women, 28.10.15
New Zealand – particularly Auckland – has one of the most diverse workforces in the world, and smart cross-communication skills are becoming more critical than ever for diversity and inclusion. The best leaders understand communication patterns, norms, expectations and taboos across a spectrum of cultures. This...
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Little School founder Maria Johnson: leader profile

Written by Skye Wishart, 21.10.15
Teachers who turn to entrepreneurship bring to the table a mix of curiosity, caring and ambition – Global Women member Maria Johnson is just that, we caught up with her to learn more about her journey. Maria Johnson[http://globalwomen.org.nz/our-people/our-members/show/21/maria-johnson] is the owner and managing director of the...
Annah Stretton 191015

Annah Stretton takes out EY Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award for RAW

Written by Global Women, 19.10.15
Congratulations to Global Women member Annah Stretton[http://globalwomen.org.nz/our-people/our-members/show/159/annah-stretton] MNZM, who was last week announced as the winner of the EY Social Entrepreneur Of The Year Award, presented by ASB, as recognition for her work with RAW (Reclaim Another Woman). She joins a list of prestigious New...
Next Women of the Year 121015

Next Women of the Year 2015: featuring Frances and Catherine from Global Women

Written by Global Women, 12.10.15
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 Mohr[http://globalwomen.org.nz/our-people/our-members/show/232/catherine-mohr]and Frances Valintine[http://globalwomen.org.nz/our-people/our-members/show/212/frances-valintine]. The six women were all described as "innovators and life-changers, visionaries and champions… every one living proof that passion...

Diwali - Celebrating Wisdom over Ignorance

Written by DiverseNZ Inc, 10.10.15
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 economic fabric. The ancient Hindu festival of Diwali festival kicks...

Lawyer Emily Morrow on her formative years

Written by Skye Wishart, 01.10.15
“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...