Close to 90 percent of men and women hold some sort of bias against women according to analysis in UNDP’s Gender Social Norm Index (GSNI) released earlier this year – providing clues to the invisible barriers women face when it comes to achieving equality.
Women-led businesses, for instance, are particularly hard hit by the pandemic as they face structural barriers, limited access to finance, and information asymmetry.
S&P Global, Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center Pivot Successfully to Virtual Volunteering in Response to the Coronavirus
April 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Coronavirus pandemic is not stopping people from volunteering. You don’t always have to be physically present to do some good, but there are some things to consider before starting a virtual volunteering project.
Procter & Gamble has launched an internship program for experienced professionals – especially women – who might have put a pause on their careers to raise children or care for an aging or ailing family member. The intent is to hire them for management positions.
Key leader of world's largest leisure travel company named among Women to Watch and Most Influential Women in Corporate America on annual listings of top female executive leaders
MIAMI, October 18, 2019, /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, announced earlier this year that Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Julia Brown has been recognized as one of this year's "Women to Watch" by Cranfield University and one of 2019's "Most Influential Women in Corporate America" by Savoy magazine.
The world's foremost consumer marketer is shopping for new innovations. And at the top of the must-have list is high potential startups led by women.
Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG), a company renowned for building billion-dollar brands with global reach, is making a savvy move to pay its profits forward. P&G is investing its resources and expertise in early-stage female-led companies.
From meditation to tech tips and then finishing the afternoon with encouragement to be an agent of change, Comerica Bank’s 2019 Women’s Business Symposium in Greater Detroit offered a little bit of everything for participants and lived up to its purpose to help women Learn, Connect & Grow.
Approximately 700 attended the afternoon symposium and heard from speakers like Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis, along with Mallika Chopra and Crystal Washington.
The EMPOWER Series, a free financial education and self-development coaching and counseling program, in partnership with Comerica Bank and the Houston Area Urban League, is expanding to the Greater Houston area beginning Saturday, April 13. The seminars will be held on the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Houston Area Urban League – Palm Center location.
Sandra Taborda owns a small catering business in Manizales, Colombia. Ten years ago, after the birth of her son, and with six members of her extended family living under one roof, she decided to try her hand at selling homemade empanadas. Her door-to-door baked goods were a hit, and her brand, San-tehago (“Sandra makes it for you”), was born.
The glass ceiling is widely regarded as one of the major challenges for women in business. The concept is fairly straightforward. An invisible ceiling exists in many corporate environments, creating a barrier between women and high-level positions that tend to be dominated by males in leadership roles. Women have been shattering this boundary for years and, as society has evolved, the strength and role of the glass ceiling may be changing.
As Booz Allen’s first female vice president of the San Diego office, Jennie Brooks has a proven track record for leading with purpose, driving growth for clients matched with a strong civic sensibility. On December 27, the San Diego Business Journal named her among its 25 Business Women of the Year for 2018.