In a world where it’s been estimated that it will take 100 years to achieve gender equality, facilities management services provider Sodexo prides itself on having a culture focused on providing a fair and diverse environment where employees can thrive and grow.
Edging closer to its target for gender balance in the upper echelons of management, Sky is committed to developing and supporting its female executive pipeline through its Women in Leadership initiative.
With over a third of all employees at A.T. Kearney being women, the company's diversity and inclusion values inform its global policies, employee governance and sets its consultants apart from the pack .
Research and case studies have long been part of the process that encourages women to climb the ladder to the top, however, the female protagonist seems to be sorely lacking in the paper world.
The number of women in employment hit a record 14m at the end of 2015, with 975,000 more women now in work than five years ago. Off the back of that news, research unveils where the hardest-working women in the UK can be found.
If you were to pick up the Yellow Pages, turn to the plumbing, tiling or carpentry sections and begin randomly calling independent trades-people, chances are you’d have ran out of minutes, or possibly patience, before you got through to a woman.
In a recent study, Victoria Brescoll, a social psychologist at Yale School of Management, examined whether female leaders are judged more harshly for small mistakes when in traditionally male occupations.
From the company founder looking to take on the taboo period and incontinence market to a British novelist, the 2016 First Women Awards reveals 74 remarkable finalists tearing down conventions and reshaping British business.
In an article for Harvard Business Review, Tara Sophia Mohr challenged the assumption that women don’t apply for jobs unless they meet 100 per cent of the requirements. We talked to the Women for the Board alumni to gauge their opinions – and why they believe programmes are the way to go.
In 2010, Sheryl Sandberg delivered a speech that offered three pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite. We took a look at one of her tips.
While the education gap between men and women may be narrowing, a global study highlighted that these advances are failing to bring equal access to quality jobs and government representation.
There is one final opportunity for nominations to be made ahead of the 2016 First Women Awards, a decade-old initiative which has shed a light on ladies who have gone on to become gamechangers in their respective fields.