Dealing with Gender Bias in Closing the Funding Gap

Dealing with Gender Bias in Closing the Funding Gap

The gender funding gap is an ever-present issue in the global workforce as female entrepreneurs continue to receive lesser funding than their male counterparts. Although female-owned businesses might have risen in the past few years, the low rate of female-owned...
Rise and Lead Summit Conversations: Advancing Women In Leadership

Rise and Lead Summit Conversations: Advancing Women In Leadership

Globally, women hold 29% of senior management roles, the highest number ever on record However, regardless of the recent advances in female board participation, gender diversity among C Suite and Corporate Boards remains unsatisfactorily low.  Gender balanced numbers...
Taking Gender Equality in the Workplace Into Your Own Hands

Taking Gender Equality in the Workplace Into Your Own Hands

According to the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report, at the rate we’re going, it would take approximately 217 years before we reach true gender parity. There is overwhelming evidence on how diversity helps economies and diverse workforces to have better...
How to Work on Your Mindset Once You’ve Reached the Boardroom

How to Work on Your Mindset Once You’ve Reached the Boardroom

Worldwide, women only occupy 24% of senior roles as of 2018. Women around the world are doing their part to close this gap, by furthering their education, aggressively pursuing leadership roles and paving their own way as entrepreneurs and startup founders. But once...
The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion in Business Success

The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion in Business Success

Diversity and Inclusion has been a hot topic in the corporate world in recent years. But it’s no longer just buzzwords or new fangy trends, many companies are taking it seriously and truly realizing its importance in both society and their bottom line. A 2017 study...
Are You Financially Well?

Are You Financially Well?

The Close Brothers Banking Group released their 2018 Financial Well-being Index and found that women are scoring significantly lower than men when it comes to financial health, with women at score of 48.1 and men at 58.3. These scores were determined using eight...