Entries by Lisa Pelish

WEL Census Results Now Available Online

Information to Help Advocate, Educate & Connect Women in Executive Leadership Studies show that companies with gender diversity at the Board and C-Suite level outperform those without gender diversity. We look at our 2014 Census as a springboard for thought and action, and would like to encourage Florida companies to consider the findings. We encourage Florida companies to look […]

Global Survey Among C-Level Finds Weak Commitment to Gender Equality

According to research released today by leading global communications and engagement firm Weber Shandwick, nearly three-quarters (73 percent) of global senior executives believe that by 2030 women will occupy the top ranks of most large global companies in numbers equal to that of men. However, most global C-Level executives (56 percent) report that their organizations have […]

Six Surprising Stats About Women in Business

Certain fields aren’t known for their gender equality, but others have markedly improved over the past fifty years to become more inclusive than ever. According to new statistics released by The Graduate Management Admission Council, the number of women in business is increasing around the world, from Russia to Vietnam to the United States. Along […]

Women in the Workplace – Questions to Ask Your Leaders

New research entitled “Women in the Workplace,” conducted by LeanIn.org and McKinsey, surveyed 30,000 men and women at 118 North American companies, and paints a disturbing picture of how much work needs to be done to reach gender equality in the C-Suite. In fact, Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and Co-Founder of LeanIn.org says it […]

Why The Number of Top Female Execs is Dismal

From 2009 to 2014, the proportion of board seats held by women has barely budged in the region, up to 13 percent from 11 percent, according to a study released Tuesday by the Forum of Executive Women, a local group of senior female executives Read more