Kiran Bedi has led an empowered life, and it is thanks to her parents who ignored the conventions of the day in raising girls. As a consequence, Kiran has impacted many throughout her career and has challenged the accepted traditions of women in positions of power. Definitely an inspirational speaker. … [Read more...] about Empowering Women and the Power of Parenting
Recent research suggests that younger women are cracking the remuneration ceiling and gaining greater equity. Read the full article here: https://www.meettheboss.tv/blog/battle-sexes … [Read more...] about Pay Equity – A Blip or Sustained Change?
The fact remains that in the world and across our society we have far less women leaders than men. Sheryl Sandberg gives us the reasons why, as she sees them. Watch closely. Women do not rise to the top of their professions as men do. Is that because there are valid reasons, systemic barriers or is it simply that women exercise their power … [Read more...] about Not Enough Female Leaders – Why
Watch this brilliant TED Talk by Hanna Rosin as she shares new data on the rise of women: This presentation on the gender wars has provoked deeply divided opinions on the TED site. Controversy is good. Sometimes we need to rub salt in a wound to ensure people feel the pain and do something about it, or expose those who ignore the pain. … [Read more...] about The Rise of Women – New Data
“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” I remember some time ago chatting with a couple of male colleagues. They were explaining to me that they were too good looking to get picked up. It seems when they went to bars or dance clubs, they would be admired and ogled but few would approach them … potential suitors felt they were out of their league in … [Read more...] about Too Good Looking For a Job?