Women’s Leadership

Bank of Montreal : The Catalyst Canada Honours Celebrates Champions of Women’s Advancement, Posted on 4-traders

Today Catalyst Canada awards its highest distinction, the annual Catalyst Canada Honours, to six outstanding Champions who have challenged the status quo and taken concrete action to advance and advocate for women in their organizations, their industries, and their communities. All are true examples of the Catalyst Canada Honours mission to create visible role models for Canada’s current and future business leaders. [Read More…]

Silbermann urges more leadership roles for women, by Tim Linden, Posted on The Produce News

Women are good for business, and in fact, research shows that the more women a company has in leadership position the better it does.That was one of the major themes addressed by Produce Marketing Association President and CEO Bryan Silberman during his annual “State of the Industry” address at the PMA Fresh Summit, currently being held in New Orleans. During his presentation, Silbermann used subject experts to talk on some of his key points. Speaking to the woman issue was Elisa van Dam, senior director of executive education and corporate outreach for Simmons School of Management. [Read More…]

Stand by your woman: shareholders should demand more balanced boards, by Alice Klettner, Posted on The Conversation

The lone lady in a suit is always a matter of interest, whether on a listed company board or in Tony Abbott’s cabinet.Not only does it seem inequitable that women are underrepresented in these influential positions, but there is now considerable research to suggest that organisations perform better and more efficiently if there are women at the top. [Read More…]

Wadhwa: Time tech companies fix gender imbalance, by Vivek Wadhwa, The Washington Post, Posted on Delaware Online

It’s not yet clear what led a low-level congressional staffer to go off on a raving tirade as Congress ended the government shutdown Wednesday evening. But there is a sense that the country will be on a similar emotional edge if those who value our votes don’t end this budget drama sooner than later. And it’s not as if they can’t. [Read More…]  

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    When: Monday, November 18 to Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Where: The Fairmont Palliser, Calgary, Alberta To learn more visitCanadianInstitute.com/WomeninLeadership