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.
Fortune, Valentina Zarya
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:
Directors & Boards, by Maureen Milford
The image is striking.
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.
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.