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                                  Women directors may punch above their weight but women execs are on the ropes: EOWA Report W hile there are about 12 male board directors to every woman board director, when women finally make it onto the boards of Australia �s top 200 companies they appear to be punching above their weight according to a research report released today by the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA). ...
this article will survey the Gospels to see 1) what Jesus taught about women, 2) how he interacted with women, and 3) possibly why the apostles were all men. "Jesus gave no explicit teaching on the role of women in the church. In fact, he left no teaching at all concerning women as a class of people…. He treated every woman he met as a person in her own right.” The Gospels describe two miracles of Jesus raising persons from the dead. 1 In both incidents the dead are restored to women—to the unnamed widow from Nain her only son and to Mary and Martha their brother Lazarus. Cite error: There are tags on this page, but ...
Why gender equality matters « Judy's research blog
on gender equality. I find it encouraging that I see Christian men making this kind of statement on a reasonably regular basis now – very different to the situation two decades ago,when I first started mixing in church leadership circles where it was left to women to point out the problems. Dave’s post, however, is particularly eloquent. Its timing is also good – coming so soon after the Catholic church’s re-affirmation of ordination of women as a serious crime against canon law (but not, it hastens to add , at the same level as sexual abuse of minors by priests, even though the two things were affirmed ... market research, surveys and trends
Women in Business - Not Just a Pretty Face
Despite being aware that balance in all things in life (including business) is a good thing, I was quite surprised to read some of the figures quoted by Whitney Johnson in her recent HBR post about the impact women in leadership positions can have on a business. She cited findings by the University of Michigan and Cornell University that showed that “…IPOs of companies with greater gender diversity outperformed (others) by as much as 30%.”   She also quotes the research of David Gaddis Ross of Columbia University that “organizations most inclusive of women in top management achieve 35% higher ROE and 34% better ... market research, surveys and trends


Professional Edge: Survey Shows that Black Professional Women Are ...
recently released compelling survey results that reflect the barriers many Black Women are still facing in Corporate America. Summary of Findings Using the results from the 2005 LBW Having Our Say: Fostering the Leadership Potential of Black Women in America Survey, data augmented by supplemental research and in-depth interviews with a cross-section of black professional women, The League of Black Women identified three key areas that influence the level of satisfaction black women obtain in their professional and personal lives – Engagement, Cohesion and Bicultural Leadership DEFINITIONS Engagement - Defines institutions ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
News Releases: Nationwide Study Finds That Girls Aspire to a ...
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Despite the increasing presence of women in leadership positions from Wall Street to the halls of Congress, more than half of American girls say they don't aspire to be leaders, turned off by the conventional conception of leadership as command and control, according to a study released today by Girl Scouts of the USA. The nationwide survey, conducted by the Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI), found that 39 percent of girls want to be leaders, and that the desire for leadership is higher among African-American (53 percent), Hispanic (50 percent) and Asian-American (59 percent) girls compared ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Stop Praising the Differences in Men and Women
For years, I have been writing about the differences in the brains of men and women. I have touted the innate strengths women bring to the workplace. I have supported communication skills training that teach us to adapt to gender-based styles. The men in my life are indirectly teaching me that I may be wrong. Additionally, new research supports the perspective that sex differences in the brain are small. It's societal assumptions that magnify them. If we are biologically different, then strengths should be recognized. However, if our differences are socially learned, then we might be ignoring an evolution of behavioral ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
As Palin Picks Kelly Ayotte in New Hampshire, Palin-Endorsed Karen Handel ...
in recent polls of Republican gubernatorial contenders, in the wake of an endorsement from former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. The latest poll, from InsiderAdvantage/WSB-TV, shows Handel with 28 percent of the vote, while her closest GOP rival, former Rep. Nathan Deal, stands at 17 percent. State Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine, the front-runner as recently as eight days ago, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, garners 13 percent. Palin last week endorsed Handel, the only woman seeking the governor's office in Georgia, calling her a "pro-life, pro-Constitutionalist with a can-do attitude and a record of ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


ANNUAL REPORT - Women in Leadership
Women in Leadership. annuaL report 2007–2008. Page 2. “As the voice of progressive Jewish women, we must ensure that NCJW is at every table in the Jewish ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
National Leadership Workshop on Mentoring Women in Biomedical ...
has not been a corresponding increase in women in leadership positions, as stressed in the recent .... the representation of women in leadership ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Women's Leadership
The 2010 DIANA International Research Conference will be held in Banff, Alberta, Canada, on August 3 and 4. The Conference will be linked to a special issue of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (ET&P) on the theme Extending Women’s Entrepreneurship Scholarship in New Directions. Babson is a partner on the Diana Project . Named after the goddess of the hunt, the Diana Project is a multiyear and multi-university study of female business owners and business growth activities. Two of the five leading female scholars who have written the Diana Project are key members of the Babson community, Patricia Greene, Entrepreneurship ...
  1. profile image eugene_li3 Finding female tech-entrepreneurs for is impossible. Maybe there aren't any in Scotland? #standbackfrombluetouchpaper
  2. profile image ms_genevieve RT @MarciaReynolds via @huffingtonpost: Stop Praising the Differences in Men and Women #hr #leadership #in
  3. profile image 41584107 @donlemoncnn How many African American women work in that agency and how many if any rose to her position of leadership ?
How Men and Women Communicate Differently at Work
If you think it's difficult to discern what your significant other is really trying to say to you, consider how complicated communication between genders gets when you throw office politics, power struggles, and work challenges into the mix. At work, men and women use strategies in communicating with each other that the opposite sex may view negatively. Often, misunderstandings can be avoided when coworkers look beyond personalities and consider the different ways men and women communicate. Let's look at a few examples from both sides. Men's Behavior Trash Talk. Men use negative banter, joking, teasing, and ...
Google Answers: Leadership styles of men and women
Hi! Yes, Tobi, there do seem to be a number of differences in the leadership styles of men and women. While I did not find any papers which denied the possibility of a built-in biological difference, most of the available research points in the direction of social and cultural reasons for this difference in leadership styles. The website summarizes the differences as follows: MEN WOMEN ----- ----- task oriented team players autocratic democratic command-and-control transformational punishment-oriented reward-oriented The Top Education web ...