Yesterday, Ellen Kullman, a co-chair of the Paradigm for Parity® coalition, joined CBS 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl for a conversation around gender inequity in the workplace.
"Between the years 2000 and 2015, there had been no improvement whatsoever on the part of women climbing the ladder – zero.” - Jewelle Bickford, Paradigm for Parity co-chair
Diversity Women, by Sandra Beach Lin
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.
Council on Foreign Relations
Paradigm for Parity Co-chair Ellen Kullman discuss gender disparity in corporate leadership, and what businesses can do to promote diversity and inclusion in the global labor market.
Akron Beacon Journal, by Jim Mackinnon
Gender inequality in the corporate workplace remains a systemic problem, says Jewelle Bickford.
Bickford, the keynote speaker at Thursday’s Akron Roundtable program at Quaker Station in downtown Akron, said workplaces are structurally engineered against women.
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.
Anthem will become second largest American company with a female CEO
Today, Anthem, Inc., a member of the Paradigm for Parity® coalition, announced Gail K. Boudreaux will be the next Chief Executive Officer and President and will also be appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors. Anthem is one of 60 companies that joined the Paradigm for Parity® coalition and pledged to follow the coalition’s 5-Point Action Plan to achieve gender parity in leadership levels by 2030.
Anthem, Hershey, MassMutual, United Technologies, Walmart and Other Leading Corporations Pledge to Achieve Gender Parity in the C-Suite by 2030
NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Paradigm for Parity® coalition announced today that 60 CEOs from leading companies, including Anthem, Hershey, MassMutual, United Technologies and Walmart have committed to achieving gender parity in leadership levels by 2030.