Vidya Devi Bhandari
Elected Nepal's First Woman President
Newly Appointed Vice President of Zambia
27 women currently serve as CEO of US Fortune 500 companies.
Recently-appointed Chair of Banco Santander, Ana Botin is the only woman leading a blue-chip company in Spain.
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Dr. Reatha Clark King, Board Director Allina Health Systems and National Association of Corporate Directors speaking at 2013 Colloquium in Washington, DC
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Since 1998, the Corporate Women Directors International has been providing baseline information from which women's progress on corporate boards can be measured. CWDI has conducted research internationally to identify women corporate board members in Australia, Canada, Japan, South Africa, Spain, and the United States, as well as a regional report covering top companies in Latin America, and two Global reports analyzing women's board participation at the 200 largest companies in the world. To find out how many women serve on the Boards of Directors of top companies in 33 countries, visit http://www.globewomen.org
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"There is no denying the effectiveness of quotas"
Why Europe will surpass the U.S. in changing the face of the corporate board.
"For the American business community, "quota" is a dirty word. When applied to human resources, it implies a set number required without consideration of merit. Well, Europe is not running away from this word, and it is a strategy many of its countries are using to accelerate the pace of achieving a diverse board".
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Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Ann Sherry was appointed CEO of Carnival Australia, a division of Carnival Corporation in July 2007. Carnival Corporation is the world's largest cruise ship operator and has doubled in size over the last three years.
Prior to this, Ms. Sherry was Chief Executive Officer, Westpac New Zealand and was the first female CEO of the Bank of Melbourne in New Zealand,and had responsibility for Westpac operations in New Zealand and seven Pacific countries.
Prior to Westpac, Ms. Sherry was First Assistant Secretary of the Office of the Status of Women in Canberra. In this role, Ms. Sherry advised the Prime Minister on policies and programs to improve the status of women in Australia and was Australia's representative to the United Nations forums on human rights and women's rights.
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Managing Difficult Conversations at Work
President, CBR Global Advisors LLC
1.Prepare by defining your desired objective and strategy
2.Rehearse your talking points beforehand
3.Make your case in a constructive manner
4.Promote and defend your position
5.Reach a win-win outcome
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