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The Official Board Releases Study on Presence of Female Executives at World’s Largest Companies

The Official Board Releases Study on Presence of Female Executives at World’s Largest Companies | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Paris (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 -- Overall representation of women grows, but remains negligible in certain industry sectors and continents.
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Committee to build up pool of female board directors named - Channel News Asia

Committee to build up pool of female board directors named - Channel News Asia | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Channel News Asia Committee to build up pool of female board directors named Channel News Asia Mdm Halimah, who initiated the Diversity Task Force and is Singapore's first female Speaker, said: "This is another important phase of the work in...
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Women make up 80% of health care workers—but just 40% of executives

Women make up 80% of health care workers—but just 40% of executives | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
The industry's key decision-makers overwhelmingly remain men. Why that's a problem—and how to address it. (Women make up 83% of hospital frontline staff, but just 43% of executives.
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Forrest General's Millie Swan selected to serve on National Advisory Board for Spirit of Women

Forrest General's Millie Swan selected to serve on National Advisory Board for Spirit of Women | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Millie Swan, Forrest General's chief marketing & medical staff services officer, has been selected to serve on the Advisory Board of Spirit of Women, a national network of leading hospitals dedicated to improving women's lives with innovative...
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Women Executives Are Stuck In Jobs That Don't Lead To CEO - ThinkProgress

Women Executives Are Stuck In Jobs That Don't Lead To CEO - ThinkProgress | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
ThinkProgress Women Executives Are Stuck In Jobs That Don't Lead To CEO ThinkProgress A majority of the top ranking women who aren't yet CEO working for companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index aren't in the operational jobs that usually lead...
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Gender equality is still a problem in many Irish board rooms - Irish Independent

Gender equality is still a problem in many Irish board rooms - Irish Independent | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Gender equality is still a problem in many Irish board rooms
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By and large the further north you travel in Europe the higher the proportion of female directors.
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Startup attorney forms group to get more women on boards of tech companies - Puget Sound Business Journal

Startup attorney forms group to get more women on boards of tech companies - Puget Sound Business Journal | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Heather Redman, a vice president and chief counsel at Indix, believes it is prime time to get more women into powerful positions in business, and she's doing all she can to advance them.
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Training women for the boardroom - DestinyConnect

Training women for the boardroom - DestinyConnect | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
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Training women for the boardroom
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Breaking the glass ceiling and keeping it open requires hard work and the building of a pipeline of women who will be ready to sit on boards in the next five years.
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Top Paid Nikkei 225 Female Leader Shows Japan Gender Hurdles

Top Paid Nikkei 225 Female Leader Shows Japan Gender Hurdles | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Only one female executive made it to the top-earner list of Japan’s Nikkei 225 companies last year. She is an American who lives in New York.
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Canada’s Leitch Pressing Businesses on Woman Board Appointments

Kellie Leitch, Canada’s minister for women’s issues, said she’s contacting the country’s largest companies in a campaign to increase the number of woman on corporate boards.
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Indian women are making their presence felt on the boards of multinational ... - Business Today

Indian women are making their presence felt on the boards of multinational ... - Business Today | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
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More women appointed to Barclays Bank board | TechMoran

More women appointed to Barclays Bank board | TechMoran | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Three women have today been appointed to the Barclays bank board has ahead of its Half Year announcement tomorrow bringing to five the number of.
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CCIL Chairperson Shyamala Gopinath | Women on Board

Mint attended the launch of the Women on Board--Companies Act 2013 report. Here they met with CCIL Chairperson, Shyamala Gopinath to discuss the representation of women on boards and in senior...
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Visualistan: The Rise of Women Executives #infographic

Visualistan: The Rise of Women Executives #infographic | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Historically, women have comprised a very small percentage of the top-level executives within the United States. New research suggests that the landscape is rapidly changing - and much faster than predicted.
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Open Europe on Twitter: Does the European Parliament practice what it preaches on gender-balance? #tenormore http://t.co/TtZzISDGf1

Open Europe on Twitter: Does the European Parliament practice what it preaches on gender-balance? #tenormore http://t.co/TtZzISDGf1 | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Does the European Parliament practice what it preaches on gender-balance? #tenormore http://t.co/TtZzISDGf1
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The executive presence of women has grown 1.4%over the last 18 months - TheOfficialBoard

The executive presence of women has grown 1.4%over the last 18 months - TheOfficialBoard | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
The executive presence of women in large companies has grown 1.4% over the last 18 months. The highest presence of women, at 35%, is the Vice President Communications position. The lowest presence, at 6%, is the Chairperson of the Board position.
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Smaller businesses less likely to appoint women as directors - Financial Times

Smaller businesses less likely to appoint women as directors - Financial Times | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Smaller businesses less likely to appoint women as directors Financial Times Large multinational companies are much more likely to appoint women as directors than smaller businesses, according to a new study into boardroom diversity at more than 2m...
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Push for more women on Australian company boards - ABC Online

Push for more women on Australian company boards - ABC Online | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Push for more women on Australian company boards
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We certainly have had women on our board for the last 25 years or so, but it's really representative of the people that we look after, which is teachers and their families.
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Addressing Gender Balance in Business

Addressing Gender Balance in Business | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
UK2 talks to company CEO Amanda Boyle about smashing the glass ceiling and making sure it stays smashed...
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Why Aren't More Women Landing Board Seats?

Why Aren't More Women Landing Board Seats? | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Whatever the primary reason behind the disturbing gap, there are concrete ways that women can better prepare themselves for board membership to overcome both of these perceived obstacles....
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Portugal Has Europe's Fewest Women on Boards: Chart of the Day - Bloomberg

Portugal Has Europe's Fewest Women on Boards: Chart of the Day - Bloomberg | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Portugal Has Europe's Fewest Women on Boards: Chart of the Day Bloomberg Portugal has the lowest proportion of female board members of any European country while some nations have introduced legislation to spur companies to add women at the highest...
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India second to UAE on having women on board in companies | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

India second to UAE on having women on board in companies | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
India second to UAE on having women on board in companies - India is only second to having corporate directors on board, says an EY study 'Women on boards: global approaches to advancing diversity'.
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Nine of 17 State arts boards have hit gender balance quotas

Nine of 17 State arts boards have hit gender balance quotas | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
The Government has set out a 40% balance as a goal. (RT @NWCI: Nine of 17 State arts boards have hit gender balance quotas http://t.co/Q8euGndcos)
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No Nurses on Your Hospital Board? Why Not? - HealthLeaders Media

Nurses can help drive strategies that affect cost and quality "because they deal with it every day," says an RN and veteran member of multip
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Database of Board Potential Women directors launched in SA - Bizcommunity.com

Database of Board Potential Women directors launched in SA - Bizcommunity.com | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Database of Board Potential Women directors launched in SA Bizcommunity.com On 7 August, 2014, BPW South Africa and the Department of Trade & Industry launched South Africa's first database of "Board Potential Women" at a Business Breakfast held...
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