Here’s a summary and the reactions– both positive and negative– of Warren Buffet’s essay on women and the workplace.
Category: Women in the World
Canada is a late comer in the global party on board diversity but this gives her the opportunity to make a dramatic entrance, Leah Eichler argues. Her unsolicited advice to the advisory council who are due to come up with recommendations in the fall? Be precedent-setting bold.
A single act of violence against a woman may result in complete absence from work, lower productivity, increased down time while at work and administrative costs to process the absence, explained Kathy Willis, executive director of Huronia Transition Homes, a non-profit organization working to end violence against women. She added that the lingering impact lowers women’s earning potential, which affects tax revenue and the country’s gross national product.
The 2012 Catalyst Census is in– and women are still poorly represented in the ranks of senior leadership in Canada’s Financial Post 500 companies.
Studies have shown that a country’s reproductive health laws are crucial to empowering women.
Women in Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC) are ambitious, educated, and talented. But they also deal with family “pulls” and workplace “pushes” that impede their career advancement.