Women's Leadership

Using Skills-Based Volunteerism to Diversify STEM Leadership

by Krista Van Tassel
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Through our work developing strategic partnerships that engage business professionals to create positive community change, we see two major STEM education challenges that skilled volunteerism can help address. Last week, we wrote about how skills-based volunteerism can help build capacity within the social sector to effectively deliver STEM education. Today we are sharing our perspective on how STEM education and volunteering can increase representation for women and diverse communities in both the social and corporate sector.

A Leadership Perspective from the Financial Services Sector

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Originally posted by Pamela Paton, Financial Services Executive and former Common Impact Board Member

Over the past few days we've talked a lot about ways in which companies and nonprofits can work together to close the leadership gap. But, many of you may be wondering what that looks like on the individual level. We're excited to share a blog post from one of our former Board Members on her perspective of what it takes to be a successful leader.

A Cross Sector Approach to Closing the Gender Gap

by Danielle Holly
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We're inspired by the momentum of International Women's Day yesterday and eager to keep the conversation going. Today we're bringing back a few key ways that all sectors can work together to close the gender gap - specifically through skills-based volunteering initiatives. 

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#PressforProgress on Developing Female Leaders in the Workplace

Originally published by Danielle Holly
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With tremendous global activism for women's equality, there is now, more than ever, a strong momentum to close the gender gap. At Common Impact, we recognize the need for gender parity across all sectors and are consistently working to hone our unique model of social impact to design programs that both engage and develop female leaders at all levels of their careers. It has been proven time and time again that gender-balanced teams deliver better and more sustainable performance and that companies with more gender-balanced leadership teams out-perform those with less.

Gildan Launches Speaker Series on Women’s Leadership With Sylvia Montero

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Starting in the fall of 2017, Gildan launched a women’s leadership series featuring inspirational and empowering stories shared by successful women. These sessions were designed to foster the development of Gildan’s employees, but even more importantly to emphasize women’s unique and important place in society.

Tickets on Sale Now to the 2nd Annual S.H.E. Summit Bacardi; A One-Day Women’s Empowerment Conference in Miami on September 28

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Speakers include:

  • S.H.E. Summit founder & CEO Claudia Chan
  • Miami HEAT EVP Kim Stone
  • Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Human Resources Director Kathleen Procario
  • “How to be a W.a.n.t.e.d. Woman” inspiration Dr. Casandra Hernandez
  • ManTalks founder Connor Beaton
  • Regional President for Bacardi North America Pete Carr
  • Miami Marlins VP Marketing Claudia Lezcano
  • Royal Caribbean Director of Diversity & Inclusion Grant Van Ulbrich
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Speakers include:

  • S.H.E. Summit founder & CEO Claudia Chan
  • Miami HEAT EVP Kim Stone
  • Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Human Resources Director Kathleen Procario
  • “How to be a W.a.n.t.e.d. Woman” inspiration Dr. Casandra Hernandez
  • ManTalks founder Connor Beaton
  • Regional President for Bacardi North America Pete Carr
  • Miami Marlins VP Marketing Claudia Lezcano
  • Royal Caribbean Director of Diversity & Inclusion Grant Van Ulbrich

Digging Into the Data: Why Advancing Women is Good for Business

Intel's Director of Corporate Responsibility describes the value of the company's investments in gender inclusion
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By Suzanne Fallender, Director, Corporate Responsibility; Intel Corporation

Profile of a Rising Star: Amanda Petzinger

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Between being the Senior Director on Gensuite’s Customer Services and Development team, innovating environment-saving applications, heading the company’s largest event of the year and spending time with her son and husband, Amanda Petzinger has learned how to balance work and home life while exceling in her career. How does she do it?  As part of NAEM's Women's Leadership profile series, we spoke with Amanda to learn more about her approach to creating a rewarding career. 

NAEM: What has been the most fulfilling experience in your career?

Women Gain More Ground in Mexico’s Banking Sector

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  • The participation of women is increasing in different economic sectors of Mexico, including the financial sector
     
  • Scotiabank recognizes the participation of women as a competitive advantage in meeting the Bank's objectives and as a fundamental pillar of the company's inclusion values
     
  • 41.2% of Mexico’s workforce are women, according to information from INEGI
  • Scotiabank Mexico were recently ranked as the 3rd most sought after employer for women and 1st for the percentage of women in leadership positions by Expansión, Mexico’s leading business magazine
Press Release
  • The participation of women is increasing in different economic sectors of Mexico, including the financial sector
     
  • Scotiabank recognizes the participation of women as a competitive advantage in meeting the Bank's objectives and as a fundamental pillar of the company's inclusion values
     
  • 41.2% of Mexico’s workforce are women, according to information from INEGI
  • Scotiabank Mexico were recently ranked as the 3rd most sought after employer for women and 1st for the percentage of women in leadership positions by Expansión, Mexico’s leading business magazine

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