Ten years of research on gender diversity suggests that providing more opportunities for women increases a company’s market performance and unleashes untapped economic value. Aligning global gender equality initiatives with private sector goals has the potential to advance the position of women in business.
Los Angeles, CA, April 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – More than 400 professionals from around the world will gather in Chicago next week for CBRE Group Inc.’s 15th annual Women’s Networking Forum. The 2015 conference, whose theme is “Growth to Greatness,” is expected to be one of the largest in the CBRE Women’s Network’s history and will feature presentations from the company’s executives and external business leaders, professional-development workshops, networking events, and a major community service project.
Molly Fletcher – nicknamed “the female Jerry Maguire” by CNN – presented five keys to changing your life during her keynote speech at the 2015 Northern Trust Open. Fletcher inspired more than 160 female business leaders from the Los Angeles area at the PGA TOUR Executive Women’s Day sponsored by Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
In two days Catherine Engelbert will become CEO of Deloitte and thus the first woman to head a major consulting and accounting firm. In an interview with CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" on Monday she was upbeat on women in the workplace.
"I see a lot of our clients making strides in women empowerment and economic empowerment so I'm really optimistic about where we are going," she said.
When it comes to succeeding in business, perseverance and hard work go a long way. But sometimes achieving your goals means rejecting the status quo.
Growing up in Washington, D.C., Phyllis James looked to her teachers as role models. She excelled in the classroom, recognizing a solid education could help her move ahead. After college, while continuing her studies, she also realized settling for a typical career was simply not an option.
Astellas presents Executive Women's Day at The Honda Classic was an engaging daylong event focused on professional development, networking, health and wellness. The PGA TOUR and Astellas will support 23 Executive Women’s Day events in cities across the country this year.
“100 Best Companies” Recognition Highlights Leadership in Work/Life Integration Policies
NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Working Mother magazine recently named Allstate as one of the 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for outstanding leadership in establishing policies, programs and corporate culture that supports working moms, including child care, flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and advancement of women. Companies are also measured on access to and usage of family friendly programs.
Programs to support working mothers to be their best at home and at work include:
As president of Princess Cruises, Jan Swartz heads one of the best-known brands in the cruise industry, overseeing a worldwide cruise and tour company featuring a fleet of 17 modern ships that carry approximately 1.7 million passengers a year. The third largest cruise line in the industry, Princess has more than 25,000 employees, and operations in more than 60 countries around the globe.