Women + Business

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Recommended: Lean In!

You HAVE to read this book. Sandberg set off a movement with her TED talk and this book expands on her views of why women unintentionally hold themselves back in their careers. Here she supports her arguments with anecdotes, facts and research that are compelling. This is less a guidebook […]

Equality in the Dominican Republic

“Maria Teresa Cabrera, the first female president of the Dominican Teacher’s Union is an example of how the Latin America Project on Equality with a Gender Perspective strengthens unions and builds capacity in achieving quality education for all.”   This is a powerful video worth watching. To take on an […]

New Zealand’s NZX and Gender Diversity

“Women are under-represented in New Zealand’s biggest companies, with women representing only 12 per cent of NZX’s listed companies’ directors. The NZX’s first Gender Diversity Annual Statistics released last month revealed that among 109 companies, male directors totalled 88 per cent, and company officers were 81 per cent male and […]

Widening Salary Gap for Female Graduates

According to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, latest gender data suggests that the pay gap between female and male university graduates last year more than doubled – increasing from $2000 to $5000 a year. The 2012 GradStats report produced by Graduate Careers Australia allegedly shows median full-time employment starting salaries […]