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The Rise of Female Chief Operating Officers: Meet Everest's Katherine Krug - Forbes

The Rise of Female Chief Operating Officers: Meet Everest's Katherine Krug Forbes Female COOs are an especially great asset in the startup landscape, where the old boy's club is often replaced by a young boy's club.
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Long seen as a 'dirty word,' many view quotas as key to getting women on boards | Metro Toronto

Long seen as a 'dirty word,' many view quotas as key to getting women on boards | Metro Toronto | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Metro's second in its series looks at why more women are seeing gender diversity requirements as possibly the best way to get women on corporate boards.
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Women take charge

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The coming year will be the most remarkable for women in corporations since 1934, when Lettie Pate Whitehead joined the board of Coca-Cola—becoming one of the first women to be made a director of a major American company. Since then women have made progress onto corporate boards, but their advance through the executive ranks has been glacial.
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Women back board quotas

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A majority of Australian women — 62 per cent — are in favour of quotas to ensure women get a fair share of company board jobs, according to an exclusive survey released in Fridays edition of The Deal magazine in The Australian.
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Diversity quotas: Do they help get more women in the boardroom? - HRM online

Diversity quotas: Do they help get more women in the boardroom? - HRM online | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Gender diversity quotas "can put an end to the 'old boys' networks" but they can't be the end all, be all of diversity initiatives. What would do the job?
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Wolters Kluwer chief on board quotas

Wolters Kluwer chief on board quotas | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Nancy McKinstry, chief executive of the global information services company Wolters Kluwer, talks to FT business editor Sarah Gordon about women on boards quotas and where growth opportunities lie.…...
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Do quotas work to get more women on boards? Now we know the answer

Do quotas work to get more women on boards? Now we know the answer | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
European quotas to bring more women into the top ranks of business seem to be working.
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French boards rush to meet quotas for female membership - FT.com

French boards rush to meet quotas for female membership - FT.com | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
France’s traditionally male-dominated companies are scrambling to appoint women to their boards in time to hit ambitious legal quotas on female representation by next year’s deadline.
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Why investors love stocks with women on the board

Why investors love stocks with women on the board | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Why investors love stocks with women on the board https://t.co/UZpggvB51h by @nicoleusinclair https://t.co/tlGbewUvjU
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Better gender balance in small firms | Economia...

Better gender balance in small firms | Economia... | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it

Women make up 43% of partners in small US firms and only 20% in large ones | WOB Women on Boards

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Make every other board appointment a woman: CEO

Make every other board appointment a woman: CEO | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it

Women make up half of the workforce, yet they are still under-represented on boards, says Steve Odland. Here's how we can fix that.

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Why are there so few women in leadership roles?

Why are there so few women in leadership roles? | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it

Why are there so few women in leadership positions? Why are men still ahead – especially within the corporate world? And how can we work to make sure that this changes?

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Swiss cabinet insists on gender quota for company boards - SWI swissinfo.ch

Swiss cabinet insists on gender quota for company boards - SWI swissinfo.ch | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
The cabinet has endorsed plans to impose a gender quota for boards and managements of listed Swiss companies as part of
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Egon Zehnder - Ethical Boardroom – Cristina Manterola – Boosting Lat Am Boardroom Gender Diversity

Egon Zehnder - Ethical Boardroom – Cristina Manterola – Boosting Lat Am Boardroom Gender Diversity | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Diversity and inclusion, board consulting.
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Quotas may be next to counter lack of women on Canada boards - Bloomberg L.P Diversity & Inclusion

After years of ineffectual cajoling, new targets and quotas may be the only way to get Canadian companies to boost representation of women on corporate boards.
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Do quotas actually get more women onto boards?

Do quotas actually get more women onto boards? | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
The Financial Times examine whether quotas make a difference for getting more women onto boards.
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What Board Directors Really Think of Gender Quotas | Humanitarian News

What Board Directors Really Think of Gender Quotas | Humanitarian News | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
nov16-14-157564096 More than a decade ago, countries in Europe began to take measures to increase the gender diversity of their corporate boards. Norway was the first to adopt a quota for female board members (40%) in 2004.
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Feds may impose gender quotas on corporations if numbers don’t improve | National Newswatch

Feds may impose gender quotas on corporations if numbers don’t improve | National Newswatch | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
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Women at the top

Women at the top | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Are quotas the best way to improve gender diversity in positions of power?
Consensus can be tougher than conflict. We present a complicated issue to two thought leaders and ask them to respond to each other’s views.
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Want more women on your board? Offer better paternity leave

Want more women on your board? Offer better paternity leave | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
A new global study has found nearly one-third of companies have no women in board positions – but countries that reported more gender equality had 11 times more paternity leave days
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The Top 25 Most Powerful Women - In Photos: 25 Most Powerful Women

The Top 25 Most Powerful Women - In Photos: 25 Most Powerful Women | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
The Top 25 Most Powerful Women
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Apple has rejected a diversity proposal to increase its proportion of women and minority groups

Apple has rejected a diversity proposal to increase its proportion of women and minority groups | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it

Apple’s board of directors has rejected a new diversity proposal calling it “unduly burdensome”, despite the board being predominantly made up of white men.

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The C-Suite Gender Gap: What Factors Continue to Play a Role?

The C-Suite Gender Gap: What Factors Continue to Play a Role? | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it

It's well-known that an ongoing issue in the enterprise world is lack of women in senior leadership positions. While nearly 40 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs have an MBA, women make up only about 25 percent of business school populations.

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Better gender balance in small firms | Economia

Better gender balance in small firms | Economia | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it

Women make up 43% of partners in small US firms and only 20% in large ones

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