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Our brilliant Rob Baker is at it again! In honnour of International Women's Day, Rob, PWN Global's VP of Balanced Leadership was invited to speak at the OECD's event on Wednesday 8th March.
Senior Partner and Global Client Director of Mercer, Rob has volunteered for PWN Global for over four years and been instrumental in building a strong collaborative partnership between PWN Global, Mercer, and its holding company Marsh and McLennan. He is passionate about involving and engaging men in the quest for gender balanced leadership, and the OECD event is just one in a long line of events at which he has spoken in recent months.
Rob, we are grateful for your consistent contribution to the PWN community and we salute you.Read more
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Zurich, Switzerland, 24 February 2017 – EDGE Certified Foundation and PWN Global made a public announcement at the 10th Global Diversity and Inclusion Seminar in Zurich, Switzerland, that they are partnering to close the workplace gender gap.
The partnership will focus on making tangible and sustainable change in organizations around the world by driving measurable and impactful activities in support of gender balanced leadership. Both partners will leverage their expertise and engage their community members to actively commit to closing the gender gap and sharing their organizational best practices. Read the full press release here.
Our PWN Madrid Board had the honour to take part in an Audience with her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain on 15th Feburary 2017.
Our long-standing Madrilian network had the opportunity to share with her Majesty all of the projects that we work on. We also took this opportunity to request her support of our activities to accelerate the pace of change of Spanish society in favour of a greater gender balance, in order to achieve a better world. Her Majesty sent regards to all the community and especially to our PWN Global President, Sonya Richardson.
Four decades after launching her business, 82-year-old Yoshiko Shinohara has been deemed Japan's first self-made female billionaire.
Shinohara initially launched staffing agency Temp Holdings in 1973 out of her one-bedroom apartment in Tokyo.
From risking everything to start her company to putting her happiness first, there's a lot to be learned from this self-made billionaire who has been on Fortune's list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Global Business.
Read the source article at Business Insider (Images reporduced from Chris McGrath/Getty Images)Read more