L’élite de l’entrepreneuriat féminin au Canada honorée lors d’un gala annuel TORONTO – 27 novembre 2013 – L’organisme Femmes d’influence a honoré les lauréates des Prix canadiens de l’entrepreneuriat féminin RBC 2013 lors d’un gala tenu ce soir à l’hôtel Fairmont Royal York de Toronto. Les six lauréates, qui représentent l’élite entrepreneuriale du pays, se sont […]
Women in the C-Suite Talk About Leadership By Barbabara Annis One of the advantages of leadership is that it puts you in front of leaders—something that is simply taken for granted in the C-suite. So when the CEO of a well-known financial company asked his colleague, the company’s CFO, to flesh out her ideas for […]
Topics to include: The vital role of mentors and champions in women’s career advancement TORONTO, November 20, 2013 – The Top 25 Women of Influence are being celebrated tonight at the 3rd annual Women of Influence Magazine Launch Party. This ranking of the most influential women in Canada covers 5 categories; business, health, non-government organizations, […]
Women of Influence Inc. is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2013 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards (CWEA) program.
The increase in women taking the reins in more and more companies worldwide, equal of their male colleagues, has cemented what business leaders have always known – Having a more equal gender balance in the top levels of your company can actually increase performance
Prestigious annual ranking showcases the most influential Canadian women by sector TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2013 /CNW/ – Women of Influence today announced the 2013 ranking of its Top 25 Women of Influence. Now in its third year, the ranking is designed to celebrate and showcase the achievements of the most influential Canadian women in business, health, non-government […]
Now in its third year, the ranking is designed to celebrate and showcase the achievements of the most influential Canadian women in 5 industries. All 25 women will be profiled in the winter issue of Women of Influence magazine, available November 21st, and you decide who will appear on the cover.
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The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF), invites you to demonstrate your commitment to equality for women and girls in Canada and attend the 28th Annual Persons Day Breakfast Gala.
Women’s entrepreneurship has hit a media tipping point. The question is: Is it just a passing media fad that will soon be a blip on the radar screen, or is it actually a real, fundamental economic force that’s reshaping the world?
A list of the world’s most inspiring, motivated and powerful women entrepreneurs.
Bid online to spend a day with a prominent influential woman, and help strengthen girls’ leadership in Canada. All proceeds go to support the Canadian Women’s Foundation Girls’ Fund.
The Third Metric lens: On one side, we have endless examples of how American workplaces still haven’t changed and continue to glorify an approach to measuring success that leads to burnout.” On the other side of the screen, there are more and more examples of companies, large and small, prioritizing well-being.
Kirstine Stewart leaves the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. for Twitter -The announcement drove hundreds of people toward her LinkedIn page, where they bombarded her with resumes. It’s not every day you find out a pre-IPO powerhouse is starting up in your backyard.
Every media company has it in them to build a meaningful brand – but it takes individual leaders to buy the vision and act on it
The list of the most powerful women in the Tech industry in 2013
Approximately 96% of secretaries and administrative assistants in the US are female, making it the top job for women. They’re not always the most intellectually stimulating positions, However, an assistant job is a foot in the door and one that many women have used as launching points for incredible careers.
According to ICEDR report entitled Taking Charge, while companies are responsible for putting the right practices in place and having an environment that enables employees to advance, the responsibility ultimately rests on next generation leaders to empower themselves in the workplace.
While there’s no doubt that unconscious bias, and even outright misogyny, still exist in workplaces today, the bigger barrier holding women back from growing their influence is not a ‘glass ceiling’ but a glass cage of our own making (albeit not consciously).
Abramson—who, at 59, is the first woman to serve as top editor in the Times’ 160-year history—had barely begun savoring the four Pulitzer Prizes that her staff had just won (this year’s biggest haul, by far, for any journalistic outlet) when the Boston Marathon bombings occurred.
When longtime entrepreneur and Columbia B-school adjunct professor Angela Lee founded 37 Angels, her eight-month-old angel network and initiative to train women to become investors, she began with a single stat. “Currently only 13% of angel investors in the United States are women,” she told me this week over cocktails at a Chelsea hotel bar.
Kate Taylor, Forbes Staff Becoming a corporate director hasn’t crossed the mind of most of the 20-something women I know. If anything, board membership is a far off fantasy. But, as Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire convincingly argues inThe Board Game, one of the best ways to establish a career is to position yourself on a corporate board. […]
An important part of achieving what we set out to do — and something that seems to be particularly difficult for women — is overcoming bumps in the road we may experience along the way.
Tory Burch has created a multi-billion-dollar fashion empire, and she’s done it in a way that’s completely in line with her values. She talks about how she encourages her nearly 3,000 employees to work smarter — not longer.
Catalyst Canada has awarded its highest honour to a record number of Canadian business leaders for championship of women in their organizations, industries, and communities.
We spoke with five all-star women who have succeeded in traditionally male-dominated industries to hear their stories of climbing the mountain—and maybe glean some advice from how they made it to the top
A federal committee developing proposals to get more women on boards of directors must draft “action-oriented” recommendations and not produce a lengthy report on an issue that has already been studied for years, says Status of Women Minister Rona Ambrose.
Here is the advice I’ll give my daughter — and all young women like her eagerly anticipating building a career — as she starts to make decisions about her life
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