Today, 19 Paradigm for Parity® member companies were saluted for their leadership in appointing women to serve on corporate boards of directors at the Women’s Forum of New York Annual Breakfast of Corporate Champions. The companies were recognized as the 2017 Corporate Champions for having at least 25% of board seats held by women.
Paradigm for Parity® coalition co-chair Jewelle Bickford commented on the results of the Women CEOs Speak Project, a research partnership between the Rockefeller Foundation and Korn Ferry into the traits that prepare women to become CEOs and the factors that lead to their success, released today.
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As we observe this year’s Pay Equity Day, we are faced with the stark and sobering reality that many women had to work approximately four months into 2018 to make the same amount as men earned in 2017.
by Stacey Tisdale, a member of Paradigm for Parity
The global conversation about women’s equality, however, must move from focusing on problems to highlighting solutions that acknowledge that different women have different experiences if we are to ever find the unity within our diversity.
This month the Paradigm for Parity® coalition has celebrated the many contributions of women in business. And while there have been so many amazing women leading the way, it is important to address the next generation of women trying to reach their full potential and become leaders
The companies that have joined the Paradigm for Parity® coalition understand that men play an important role in getting more women in leadership positions. During Women’s History Month, several male leaders from Paradigm for Parity® coalition member companies offer some advice on how men can empower women with opportunities to advance that will help pave the way for parity in the workforce.
As we celebrate the many achievements and contributions of women this International Women’s Day, we must not forget that to achieve true equality, women must have the same opportunity, access and power as men.
The findings released today by LeanIn and SurveyMonkey are deeply concerning: in the wake of the sexual harassment scandals, men are uncomfortable participating in common work activities with women, including mentorship. If women are ever going to have access to the same career and growth opportunities as men, they need the help of sponsors and mentors. Because the reality is, male managers are often steadfast allies to Jack, but not Jill.
As part of our Path to Parity series, this week we’re showcasing the fifth and final step in the Action Plan,Providing sponsors, not just mentors, to women well positioned for long term successwith insights from Paradigm for Parity®companies.
As part of our Path to Parity series, this week we’re showcasing the fourth step in the Action Plan: Basing career progress on business results and performance, rather than physical presence in the office, with insights from Paradigm for Parity® companies.
As part of our Path to Parity series, this week we’re showcasing the third step in the Action Plan: Measuring targets and maintaining accountability by providing regular progress reports, with insights from Paradigm for Parity® companies.
Workplace issues that used to be saved for watercooler talk and private conversations—from sexual harassment to the pay gap— are now becoming headlines. The common thread through all these stories is the lack of power women have in the workplace.
International Women’s Day is upon us. This year’s theme is #PressForProgress, “a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity.” In the spirit of the holiday, Fortune asked ten powerful women how we can all press forward—and to share with us their favorite pieces of advice. Here is what they said:
A DuPont Company board meeting in 1952.Seated at an enormous board table are more than two dozen men in white shirts, ties and business suits. The top executives of the industrial giant are identified as “men with backgrounds in various phases of business.” The year is 1952.
Australian Financial Review, by Melissa Ries, Vice-president and General Manager, Asia Pacific at Skillsoft On March 8 the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women across the world will be recognised and celebrated. Despite the many successes of women in the workplace and the leaps we have taken to earn our place as equals on business leadership teams, there is still work to be done.
SmartBrief, by Alaina Love Paradigm for Parity, a coalition of companies, business leaders and academics that are committed to gender parity in the workplace by 2030, offer a five-point action plan for addressing the development of women that is worth examining for your own company.
Business Wire, Skillsoft Skillsoft, the global leader in corporate learning, today announced it has joined Paradigm for Parity® to bring gender parity to corporate leadership. “We are absolutely committed to gender equality and are delighted to sign the Paradigm for Parity® pledge,” said Bill Donoghue, chairman and CEO of the Skillsoft Group.
Chicago Tribune, by Samantha Bomkamp “We do see tremendous evidence that leadership is hungry for diversity,” said Susan McLaughlin, a partner at executive search firm Pierce Consulting Partners and board chair of C200, a Chicago-based leadership group for women in business. McLaughlin pointed to efforts like “Paradigm for Parity,” a group formed with a goal of achieving gender parity across all levels of corporate leadership by 2030, as one of the reasons for her confidence.
Industry Week, by Bob Leduc Over the last two decades, the manufacturing industry has accelerated its evolution significantly to meet the growing demands of global customers. That is true of the aerospace industry, and it’s certainly true for Pratt & Whitney. As part of our commitment, we have partnered with Paradigm for Parity.
PR Newswire, United Technologies Corporation Whether it's taking a career break to raise children or care for a loved one, life has many turns. Yet when it's time to return to work, it's not always easy to re-enter the workforce. To ease that transition, United Technologies Corporation (UTC) is introducing the Re-Empower Program designed to reignite careers.