Women's Leadership

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E5: Sally Holmes, Marie Claire

Inspiring the Next Generation of Female Leaders
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Marie Claire Editor-in-Chief Sally Holmes joins Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly for a peek behind the scenes at the iconic brand, including insights into the new topics and editorial direction they’re taking on and a closer look at some of the powerful women making headlines in the US and around the world.

Celebrating Women in Leadership

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This Women’s History Month, Common Impact is proud to put the spotlight on women in leadership who are strengthening their communities, breaking barriers, and making strides for gender equality. At the same time, we want to take this opportunity to recognize how COVID-19 has disproportionately affected women, especially women of color.

More Than 250 Companies Take Action to Advance Women's Leadership and Equality

UN Global Compact’s Target Gender Equality programme is off to a strong start in 19 countries around the world
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, September 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact announced today the participation of more than 250 companies in Target Gender Equality, one of its flagship Global Impact Initiatives, signaling a significant commitment from companies to a key Sustainable Development Goal during the 75th United Nations General Assembly. 

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

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