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    2. How to hire and keep good women technologists

      How to hire and keep good women technologists
      I recently posted about Dropboxs hiring practices and how they put women at a disadvantage. But Dropbox is by no means a worst offender. This is an industry-wide issue. The problem is a hidden bias that tech executives are generally unaware of. They honestly believe they are a meritocracy but dont understand how their words and actions can discourage others who are not like them. The excuse that tech companies ...
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    3. How tech companies scare women away from tech

      How tech companies scare women away from tech
      Does Dropbox try to be off-putting to women in technology? Unlikely. But a story from the Washington Post suggests that in the end, the company may do just that. The article pointed to interview questions that reportedly asked about a zombie apocalypse and superhero powers. Conference rooms where hiring interviews were held were called the Break-Up Room and the Bromance Chamber, the latter referring to a certain type of young ...
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    4. Gender-Diverse Boards Draw Investors

      Gender-Diverse Boards Draw Investors
      Some investors have found a new cause: promoting a bigger role for women on corporate boards and in corner offices. We are seeing more demand for values-based investments that use a gender lens, Says Jackie VanderBrug, senior vice president at U.S. Trusts portfolio analytics, consulting and institutional group...
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    5. Most powerful women: Corporate board all-stars

      Most powerful women: Corporate board all-stars
      Ask headhunters what they look for when recruiting directors for corporate boards and they'll tick off a wish list of traits: Companies want directors who are financially astute, have proven leadership skills and bring global perspective. And, increasingly, they want women. (Norway has mandated that women make up 40% of corporate boards; key figures in the U.K. are pushing FTSE 100 companies to aim for 25% board participation ...
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    6. Women on Boards: Another Year, Another Disappointment by Boris Groysberg and Deborah Be

      Women on Boards: Another Year, Another Disappointment by Boris Groysberg and Deborah Be
      Still No Progress After Years of No Progress, reads Catalysts recently released 2013 censusof women directors and executive officers in the Fortune 500. Indeed, the news is not good: the percentage of women directors in the Fortune 500 at 16.9% has remained flat (it was 16.6% in 2012 and 16.1% in 2011).Why, when theres so much conversation about the topic, are the numbers not moving?
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    7. More Women on Corporate Boards Impacts All of Us

      More Women on Corporate Boards Impacts All of Us
      2020Women on Boards, an advocacy organization of 50 affiliates, including women's groups, institutional investors and high-profile CEOs, is sending out "W" (for "winner") certificates this month to the 496 companies that have 20 percent or more board seats held by women. While this number is a small percentage of all the companies in the country, it does represent a gain of 51 companies in the 2020 database of 1500 ...
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    1. We would like you to set out how you intend to make genuine progress to improving board diversity. We therefore ask you to set out what actions the board is taking to ensure that substantial progress is made to meet the Hampton-Alexander 2020 targets.
      In UK: FTSE 350 Firms Under Fire Over ‘unacceptable’ Lack of Female Directors
    2. Often when we engage with companies on the issue of board diversity we hear that the biggest challenge is a lack of suitable female candidates.
      In Investor State Street Uses Financial Clout to Get More Women to the Top
    3. While our board has determined not to make a recommendation either in favour of or opposed to the shareholder proposal, we believe that our current practices and recent enhancements to our new director candidate selection process support board diversity.
      In With No Women on its Board, Shareholder Calls for Diversity Policy at Tim Hortons owner RBI