The following data from a recent Globe & Mail article shows progress but very slow progress in the number of women on Canadian Boards. There are a staggering percentage of companies – specifically in industries like energy, materials, and consumer discretionary – without a single women in a board seat. The consumer discretionary numbers baffle […]Read more "Women on Boards: How Canadian Industries Stack Up"
For those of you who follow my Twitter account at @SigmaLeader, you will frequently see posts related to successful women (recently I have started tagging them with #womenontop). Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, activist, Malala Yousafzai, and most recently (10 minutes ago) IMF head Christine Lagarde are just a few of the many women doing some pretty phenomenal things. The […]Read more "Confidence and #WomenOnTop"
For those of you who don’t know, Sheryl Sandberg is the COO of Facebook. It is safe to say that she has had an incredibly successful career and just might a valuable perspective about Women in Leadership roles. The video paints a pretty dire picture of Women’s progress (or lack thereof) in making it to […]Read more "Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders – Sheryl Sandberg"