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.
Tag: "Women on boards"
Getting more women in leadership positions is no secret. McKinsey outlines these four principles for companies committed to gender diversity progress to follow.
While the number of women sitting on corporate boards in the U.S. and Canada are still stark, there are reasons to believe that 2013 is going to be a turning point on the discussion of boardroom gender diversity.
Despite years of hand ringing over board diversity, we cannot reach a general consensus on how to properly tackle the issue in this country. Our current solution appears to be to talk about it but I worry that the mere conversation about women on boards has become been mistaken for progress.
Senior women in the alternative investments industry have a healthy appetite for corporate board appointments, and they’re well suited for them, according to the results of a recent study conducted by Odgers Berndtson, a global executive search firm.