Fostering women leaders: A fitness test for your top team

Good article so we are giving you the full verson. Posing five questions can help start a challenging management conversation January 2015 | by Lareina Yee The challenges are well known: women in business continue to face a formidable gender gap for senior-leadership positions.1 Moreover, there are fewer and fewer women at each step along […]

Still no causation but more data proving more diversity leads to better financial performance

Why diversity matters New research makes it increasingly clear that companies with more diverse workforces perform better financially. McKinsey, January 2015 | byVivian Hunt, Dennis Layton, and Sara Prince We know intuitively that diversity matters. It’s also increasingly clear that it makes sense in purely business terms. Our latest research finds that companies in the […]

Engaging men, celebrating men who get it & lots more

As Catalyst rightly says “Men have a critical role to play in creating inclusive workplaces.” Yet too often men are an untapped resource in gender initiatives.” Catalyst research shows that the more men know about gender inequalities, the more likely they are to lead efforts to close the gender gap. To learn more about the […]

The latest Women Matter Survey (by McKinsey) is out!

“To ensure that corporate culture supports—not hinders—the ability of women to reach top management, companies must address mind-sets and develop a more inclusive, holistic diversity agenda. Female executives are ambitious and sure of their own abilities to become top managers, though they are much less confident that their companies’ cultures can support their rise. In our […]

Moving mind-sets on gender diversity: McKinsey Global Survey results

To ensure that corporate culture supports—not hinders—the ability of women to reach top management, companies must address mind-sets and develop a more inclusive, holistic diversity agenda. January 2014, McKinsey Female executives are ambitious and sure of their own abilities to become top managers, though they are much less confident that their companies’ cultures can support their […]

Lessons from the leading edge of gender diversity

Advancing women to the top may be a journey, but how to do so is no longer a mystery. New research by McKinsey points to four principles that can help just about any company. So no more excuses. Let’s make great strides in 2014! Share your success stories with us by emailing barbara@womeninmining.net and we […]