Tag: Women

How 'Slut' and 'Sweetie' Challenge Gender Equity

Women’s History Month is a time to celebrate and recognize women’s contributions to society as well as the progress of the women’s-rights movement. But after more than 150 years, is true gender equity finally within reach As shown in DiversityInc’s Women’s History Month timeline and facts, women have made considerable…

What Does It Take for a Woman to Become CEO

Getting women to the top of most organizations is a common issue, especially the CEO spot. Here’s an interview with one woman who rose to the top in a male-dominated industry and became CEO and chairman of KeyCorp, a top 20 U.S. bank. How did Beth Mooney do it In…

How to Get More Women in Sales

Is your company attractive to women, particularly those in sales Without certain key work/life benefits, you could be losing valuable talent. Combining an active career in revenue-generating positions and managing a family can be a challenge for women employees. An employer that enables them to achieve work and home success…

Why Is Global Diversity So Difficult

It’s a question that challenges many companies. How much local control is needed and what happens when local cultural customs contrast with corporate values What best practices are being implemented And what company does it better than everyone else DiversityInc examined global diversity trends in depth in our exclusive global…

3 Women Nobel Peace Laureates Herald Global Change

“We cannot achieve democracy and lasting peace in the world unless women obtain the same opportunities as men to influence developments at all levels of society,” read a statement from Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf after learning she was one of three women to win the Nobel Peace Prize this…

Study: Women Still Not Getting to the Top Levels

Even though women make up more than half the workforce, they are still significantly underrepresented on corporate boards and in C-level executive positions, according to a new study released by Calvert Investments. The study, “Examining the Cracks in the Ceiling: A Survey of Corporate Diversity Practices of the S&P 100,”…

Sodexo's Dr. Rohini Anand: Breaking Gender Barriers & Creating Change

DiversityInc has selected several extraordinary women to profile in our Women We Love feature. The six women whose stories you’ll read have two things in common: They overcame obstacles or cultural assumptions to become leaders in their fields, and they have continued, throughout their lives, to give back to others….

Things NEVER to Say to Women Executives

Sometimes, a term of endearment can be anything but endearing. “I had this manager who … started referring to me as ‘honey,’” recalls May Snowden, former chief diversity officer for both Starbucks and Eastman Kodak Co. (one of DiversityInc’s 25 Noteworthy Companies), who is now president and CEO of Snowden…