Diversity Woman Magazine, byJackie Krentzman
When Ellen Kullman was in engineering school, some professors would say to her, “You’re the only woman who has ever taken this class.” Kullman, the former CEO of DuPont, thought to herself at the time, “Great! I’m first.”
Years later, Kullman, now a co-chair of Paradigm for Parity®, a coalition working to close the gender leadership gap, says, “At the time, I didn’t think of that as a negative. I thought of it as a positive, that I was breaking ground.”
Minute With Mitch on KRLD-AM, hosted by Mitch Carr
Sandra Beach Lin co-chairs the Paradigm for Parity, a coalition of business leaders dedicated to addressing the corporate leader gender gap, and she spoke with KRLD’s Mitch Carr.
"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.
On Wednesday, June 20, Ellen Kullman, a co-chair of the Paradigm for Parity® coalition and the former President and CEO of DuPont, outlined the steps companies can take to level the playing field for women in the workplace as a panelist at CNBC‘s Talent@Work Event.
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. The segment also featured three companies of the more than 70 members of the Paradigm for Parity® coalition that have committed to achieve parity in leadership by 2030 – Salesforce, Linkage and NFP.
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.