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.
Chicago, IL, May 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - More than 400 professionals from around the world will come together in Chicago next week for CBRE Group Inc.’s (CBRE) 14th annual Women’s Networking Forum. The 2014 conference, “Dare to be Extraordinary,” is expected to be 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 and networking events; and a major community service project.
Recently I had the honor of joining more than 3,000 industry colleagues, including about 50 co-workers from Darden, at the Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) Annual Leadership Development Conference in Dallas. WFF is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, marking a quarter century of empowering, developing and advancing female leaders in the foodservice industry. The annual conference celebrates the accomplishments of women in our industry and provides numerous resources for our own professional development.
Tupperware Brands Philippines is encouraging more and more women to join the unbreakable Chain of Confidence, as another set of female heroes who embody Filipina pride and strength were recognized during the recent awarding of the five Women of Confidence held at the OZ Bar, Holiday Inn Suites, Makati City in January.
CALGARY – When Janet Holder was appointed Enbridge’s Executive Vice President of Western Access in September 2011, she assumed the overall leadership of Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway project.
“We need to show people just how important this project is to the province of British Columbia, as well as the rest of Canada,” she said at the time. “Myself, I’m a fresh set of eyes, and I’m here to listen to the various stakeholders and talk to them about how they can benefit.”