This leading-edge movement is focused on developing women leaders and supporting them to advance their participation in higher-level leadership roles. As part of this movement, powerful and influential women leaders gather to attend the 4th Annual “Extraordinary Women Leading Change” Leadership Conference. This year’s Conference takes place on September 14th, 2016 at the Fort Lauderdale […]
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STORY HIGHLIGHTS Less than one in five directors fully understand how the industry dynamics of their companies are changing Board members must increase their Digital Quotient to meaningfully engage senior management We present four guiding principles to close the knowledge gap and drive organizational success – Read More – http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/business-technology/our-insights/adapting-your-board-to-the-digital-age?cid=digistrat-eml-alt-mkq-mck-oth-1607
Women actually do have advantages as executives. The CEO of the $70 Million business Hint Water shares how to take advantage of them. By Kevin Daum Read more – http://www.inc.com/kevin-daum/9-tips-that-help-women-executives-be-more-successful.html
Deb Henretta, senior advisor at SSA & Company, told Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith that it’s time to take action to ensure women are in top leadership positions. By Seana Smith – Read More – http://finance.yahoo.com/news/how-to-get-more-seats-for-women-in-the-boardroom-191147348.html#
“Diverse groups tend to engage in discussions that are more thorough, more contentious and more likely to identify problems with the topic at hand,” Craig Crossland, University of Notre Dame. Read more – http://www.bizjournals.com/bizwomen/news/latest-news/2016/05/numbers-the-m-a-effect-with-women-on-boards.html?surround=etf&ana=e_article&u=wY%2FgitvRcqOv6P0et8EyHg0151dae4&t=1464804659&j=73632722
The Street article – Every day, it seems, brings more news about the battle for women to have an equal position to men in corporate America. Just this week, massive online retailer and Web services firm Amazon in its opposition to a shareholder resolution that would commit the company to pay equity for women. It’s 2016 and […]
Chicago Tribune article: Activists increasingly are putting loyalists in boardrooms to agitate behind closed doors for asset sales, cost cuts, buybacks and other ways to improve financial results. One topic they’re not bringing to the table is diversity, even though more boards than ever want a mix of women and men as well races and […]
Meg Crofton is taking on a new role in Central Florida. – Read More – http://www.bizjournals.com/bizwomen/news/latest-news/2016/01/former-disney-exec-meg-crofton-joins-tupperware.html?ana=e_bizw&u=t1%2BD1Y6XH%2BDq2gooBM1r9337x1&t=1453832150
Five tips for directors and CEOs striving to make the most of their limited time. “Ask me for anything,” Napoleon Bonaparte once remarked, “but time.”1 1.See John Strawson, If by Chance: Military Turning Points that Changed History, London: Macmillan, 2003. Board members today also don’t have that luxury. Directors remain under pressure from activist investors […]
Based on an analysis of interviews with stakeholders, board director data, and relevant literature, GAO identified various factors that may hinder women’s increased representation among board directors. These include boards not prioritizing recruiting diverse candidates; few women in the traditional pipeline to board service—with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or board experience; and low turnover of […]
WEL Corporate Salute - Honoring Florida headquartered companies who have appointed women to their boards, and featuring keynote speaker- Rick Goings, Chairman and CEO of Tupperware Brands (Forbes.com Platinum 400 -
WEL Corporate Salute – Honoring Florida headquartered companies who have appointed women to their boards, and featuring keynote speaker- Rick Goings, Chairman and CEO of Tupperware Brands (Forbes.com Platinum 400 – America’s Best Big Companies | 2008-2015 Fortune Most Admired Company ).
Tupperware Brands exemplifies the mission of WEL, as they will be at 50% female board representation as of May 2017, and they consistently promote women to leadership roles.
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4121 N 50th St Tampa, FL 33610