For businesses wanting to advance women into leadership positions on IWD and all year, the learning and development function can lead the way, both by example and by developing effective leadership development programs.
Landit announced today that it closed $13 million in an oversubscribed Series A funding round led by WeWork and backed by investors including NEA, Valo Ventures, Workday Ventures, Gingerbread Capital and current venture and seed funders.
The gender leadership gap is well established and well known. However, it differs across industries. In health care, women represent 65 percent of the overall workforce but only 30 percent of the C-suite and 13 percent of CEO roles.
After the success of its 2017 pilot program, The Mom Project and BP have announced the return of The BP Returnship Program.
The hashtag #MeToo went viral in the fall of 2017 in the wake of an onslaught of sexual harassment and assault allegations against entertainment, business and political leaders. Just over a year later, has anything changed? Are workplaces fairer and safer?
While training programs provided by colleges and community organizations are important, there is much that companies can do to encourage and then reskill and upskill current employees who want to move into technical roles.
BTS, a world-leading strategy implementation firm, announces Accelerating Women Executives (AWE), a new leadership development program that addresses the underrepresentation of women in the C-Suite.
Women may be more subject to technology-driven marginalization than any other group, according to the World Economic Forum: Fifty-seven percent of the jobs that will be disrupted by technology by 2026 are currently held by women.