Tag: Women

What's the Biggest Global Diversity Challenge Female Talent Development

How do you find and nurture female talent in countries where women are discouraged from leaving the home Diversity leaders from seven global companies recently explored the need to increase operational roles, understand local laws and cultural barriers, and adopt flexible work practices, especially in Middle Eastern and Asian countries….

Diversity Web Seminar on Mentoring & Talent Development: 5 Strategies to Increase Diversity in Promotions

Talent development, in particular mentoring, is a critical component in your organization’s ability to increase diversity in its management pipeline. But how can you get your programs to yield viable results in talent development The DiversityInc Top 50 companies have demonstrated that formal, cross-cultural mentoring programs, with the participation of…

How Women Benefit From Mentoring, Sponsorship

Having worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for nearly 20 years, Niloufar Molavi, the former chief diversity officer at PwC, No. 1 in The 2012 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity, knows what it means to step outside her comfort zone and seize opportunities. Born and raised in Iran, she and her…

Capital One and Count Me In for Women's Economic Independence to Launch Program to Support Women Veteran-Owned Small Businesses Across the U.S.

MCLEAN, Va., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ —Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF) today announced at the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting that it will partner with Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence, the leading not-for-profit provider of business education and resources for women, to help create a new small…

How Talent Development Helped This Woman Became CEO of a Major Bank

What helped this woman become CEO of a major corporation KeyCorp’s Beth Mooney attributes her rise in management to humor, perseverance, and an early mentor who emphasized the need for talent development through further education. The hiring manager at her first banking job hired Mooney on the condition that she…

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…