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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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Top companies with women on boards perform better, research finds - Sydney Morning Herald

Top companies with women on boards perform better, research finds - Sydney Morning Herald | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Top Australian companies with at least 25 per cent female boards perform more than 7 per cent better than those with all-male boards, according to research that will boost the push to improve corporate diversity.
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Over 2K Cos Yet to Appoint Women Directors on Board - The New Indian Express

Over 2K Cos Yet to Appoint Women Directors on Board - The New Indian Express | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
NEW DELHI: Notwithstanding the capital markets regulator Sebi’s diktat, as many as 2,015 BSE-listed companies and 263 NSE-listed firms are yet to appoint at lea...
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Social Work Professor Kristie Holmes Elected to UN Women Board of Directors - Social Work Helper

Social Work Professor Kristie Holmes Elected to UN Women Board of Directors - Social Work Helper | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Dr. Kristie Holmes, Professor at the University of Southern California and 2014 Candidate for United States Congress, has been elected to the Board of Directors of UN Women.
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Gender-balanced workforce more healthy, can boost national economies - study

Gender-balanced workforce more healthy, can boost national economies - study | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
With a more gender-balanced labor market European Union countries could potentially increase their GDP by 20-25 percent. Research by Reykjavik University says a better balance encourages greater job satisfaction and higher productivity.
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The Unique Skills Required for SME Directorship | Entrepreneur.co.za

The Unique Skills Required for SME Directorship | Entrepreneur.co.za | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
The Unique Skills Required for SME Directorship - http://t.co/i6prDn4kyA
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Schneider Electric recognised by UN for advancing gender equality - ARNnet

Schneider Electric recognised by UN for advancing gender equality - ARNnet | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Schneider Electric has been recognised for its contribution to gender equality at the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEP) awards.
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Women on Boards: Where the U.S. Ranks

Women on Boards: Where the U.S. Ranks | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
A new law in Germany highlighted the slow progress of American companies in placing women on corporate boards.
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German Law Requires More Women on Corporate Boards - New York Times

German Law Requires More Women on Corporate Boards - New York Times | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Germany passed a law Friday that requires some of Europe’s biggest companies to give 30 percent of supervisory seats to women beginning next year.
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Lessons from Norway in getting women onto corporate boards - The Conversation UK

Lessons from Norway in getting women onto corporate boards - The Conversation UK | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
How Norway introduced a quota system to increase the number of women on boards – and business benefited more broadly
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Best and worst countries for women on corporate boards

Best and worst countries for women on corporate boards | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
The gender gap on corporate boards in the United States narrowed a bit last year, but board rooms throughout the world remain a boys club.
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Over half of employers reject mandatory quotas for women on boards - Workplace Insight

Over half of employers reject mandatory quotas for women on boards - Workplace Insight | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
New research by the CIPD, business leaders and Business and Women & Equalities Minister Jo Swinson reveals resistance to the idea of mandatory female quotas
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There Are Fewer Women On Corporate Boards Then There are Men Named ... - The Mary Sue

There Are Fewer Women On Corporate Boards Then There are Men Named ... - The Mary Sue | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
A new report on diversity by Ernst & Young Global Limited finds a severe dearth of women in business.
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The G20 Is Finally Taking Gender Equality Seriously - Foreign Policy (blog)

The G20 Is Finally Taking Gender Equality Seriously - Foreign Policy (blog) | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
It’s about time.
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How non-executive roles helped two young women move up - FT.com

How non-executive roles helped two young women move up - FT.com | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Taking her first non-executive directorship at the age of 34, Elizabeth Passey, a former managing director at Morgan Stanley, is now an NED on eight private and charity boards.
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Finally! eBay puts more women on its board

Finally! eBay puts more women on its board | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
After being pressured by investors, eBay has hired two more women to its board of 17 directors and pledged to further diversify its board.
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Companies with more women in board rooms fare better, as do economies: Christine Lagarde, IMF Chief

IMF Chief, Christine Lagarde highlighted that lack of women's participation in the workforce across all countries in the world, gender gap and salary differences are some critical issues that...
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More women on the board means better results: Study

More women on the board means better results: Study | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Alicia Yi, managing director, Asia Pacific Consumer Markets of Korn Ferry, discusses survey results which revealed that companies with more women on their boards attained better financial results.
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10 Questions to Ask Before Joining a Board

10 Questions to Ask Before Joining a Board | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
There is growing recognition of the importance of the role of the Board, both in driving performance and keeping the organisation safe and legal.  Boards are putting more effort into checking out potential new directors before bringing them into...
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Charities should be leading the way on gender equality

Charities should be leading the way on gender equality | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Despite the majority of the workforce being women, voluntary sector leaders are more likely to be male. It is time for a zero-tolerance approach to discrimination
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Kellogg makes top lists for women and ethics - Battle Creek Enquirer

Kellogg makes top lists for women and ethics - Battle Creek Enquirer | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Kellogg Company among top companies for female executives and named one of most ethical food and beverage companies
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Fewer women run big Australian companies than men named Peter

Fewer women run big Australian companies than men named Peter | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Not only are women rare at the top of big Australian companies, but men named Peter run more such companies than do women.
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Boardroom quotas will not solve gender inequality – Business Minister | PoliticsHome.com

Boardroom quotas will not solve gender inequality – Business Minister | PoliticsHome.com | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
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Tesco board loses two female directors - The Guardian

Tesco board loses two female directors - The Guardian | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Supermarket personnel changes continue but departures of Liv Garfield and Jacqueline Tammenoms Bakker raise questions about presence of women in boardroom
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More Female CFOs Could Mean Less Corporate Fraud

More Female CFOs Could Mean Less Corporate Fraud | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Hiring more women for the role of CFO could lead to less tax evasion—and maybe fewer accounting scandals.
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