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HeForShe Campaign launched at UN

HeForShe Campaign launched at UN

A speech by Emma Watson, who played Hermoine Granger in Harry Potter, at the UN headquarters last weekend, set the tone for how men should become a part of the conversation on feminism. She named the campaign HeForShe. She said, “how can we affect change in the world when only […]

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What Kind of Women Join Microsoft’s Board?

What Kind of Women Join Microsoft’s Board?

Is having CEO experience essential for a board position? The answer is no. According to a 2012 report from Spencer Stuart,  a major search firm for board seats,  only 24% of new female directors at S&P 500 firms had CEO/President/COO or Chairman/Vice Chair experience.  Over the past few years,  the CPA route […]

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Women on corporate boards help companies strike better deals

Women on corporate boards help companies strike better deals

A 2013 study from the University of British Columbia reveals that female directors appear to bring down the costs of acquiring other companies, according to new research from the University of British Columbia, and they also tend to make fewer overall acquisition bids than companies that don’t have women on their boards. […]

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