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A Manager, Rugby coach - and Feminist

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If you have been watching Bloomberg TV recently, you may have noticed more women appearing on the network.  Mr Grant Coombe was instrumental in effecting that change.  In six months, the 43-year-old sales manager of Bloomberg LP Singapore increased women's presence by 97 per cent in a Women's Voices movement.  The head of Bloomberg's global and Asia-Pacific key accounts is an advocate for the media to represent a diversity of voices.

Driving Gender Equality by Advocating for Women Leaders

By: Steve Dunmore
Blog

Gender equality in the workplace isn’t just a women’s issue. Male leaders can drive gender equality in executive leadership roles by proactively advocating for female leaders in their organizations.  As recently noted in Sodexo’s 2016 Diversity report , women comprise 45 percent of the S&P 500 labor force, yet still only represent about 25 percent of executive or senior-level managers, and only 4 percent of CEOs.

Data Shows Business Outperforms With Women

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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com

Matthew Winkler and Angela Sun
(With assistance from Shin Pei)

The World Economic Forum recently released the most comprehensive report to date on global gender equality. It showed that women will get equal pay – in 170 years.

While the news may be disheartening for women and gender equality advocates, it’s particularly grim for another audience: investors.

National Geographic and Katie Couric Offer Free Screenings and Discussion with Upcoming ‘Gender Revolution Tour’

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In support of the television premiere of Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric, National Geographic and Picture Motion are partnering to launch a free screening series across the U.S. The Gender Revolution Tour invites all universities, high schools, and nonprofits to request a free DVD of the film, along with a comprehensive discussion guide full of resources, to continue the conversation on understanding gender and identity in 2017.

National Geographic and Katie Couric Launch Screening Tour for Upcoming Documentary 'Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric'

Two-Hour Documentary Hosted and Executive Produced by Couric Is Available for Free to All Schools and Nonprofits That Will Host Inclusive Screenings and Conversations
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WASHINGTON, D.C., February 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Every day all around the world, gender is making headlines, weaving its way into conversations big and small, in settings from government to households, from schools to places of employment.

RBS Recognised in the 2017 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index

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Originally posted by RBS.

RBS is one of 52 firms recognised in the 2017 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index (BFGEI).
The index provides investors and organisations with standardised aggregate data across company gender statistics; employee policies; gender-conscious product offerings; and external community support and engagement.

Voya Financial Recognized in 2017 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index

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Posted on 3bl.

NEW YORK, January 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that it has been recognized in the 2017 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index (BFGEI) for its strong commitment to gender parity. Voya was recognized as a leader among its peers in the 2017 index, which includes only 52 firms across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Asia Pacific (APAC) and the Americas.

Hiring Algorithms Are Not Neutral

By Gideon Mann & Cathy O'Neil
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Originally posted on Harvard Business Review.

By Gideon Mann & Cathy O'Neil
Gideon Mann is head of data science at Bloomberg LP.

The Damaging Myth Perpetuated by Male Leaders and Why They're Wrong

Peter T. Grauer is Chairman of Bloomberg L.P. and Founding Chairman of the U.S. 30% Club
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Originally posted on Forbes.

GUEST POST WRITTEN BY
Peter T. Grauer

One of the most persistent, destructive myths stalling progress towards gender parity in the boardroom is a belief — held primarily by male directors — that there simply aren’t enough board-qualified women to fill available seats.

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