Tag: Female Leaders

The Two Faces That Mean Business, a Forbes Feature.

A complete irony that just as the words ‘women power’ are mentioned in the room, the power goes off. It’s a cold winter’s day in Johannesburg and the Greenside suburb that we are in for this interview is encountering unscheduled load-shedding. The word power was in describing Phuti Mahanyele’s and Stacey Brewer’s ascent to corporate celebrity. It was only when…

Today’s Female Leaders: Surmounting Barriers and Bias

Despite the fact that women earn almost 60 percent of undergraduate degrees and 60 percent of all master’s degrees in the U.S., they comprise only 25 percent of executive- and senior-level officials and managers, hold 20 percent of board seats and only 6 percent are CEOs, according to the “Women’s Leadership Gap” report by The Center for American Progress. According…

Pushing for Gender Equality in Industries – Female Leaders are Important for Businesses.

If you’re a woman seeking a career in enterprise technology, you already know it’s an uphill battle. However, times are changing for women in technology and other industries. A greater push for gender equality is taking place across all industries, with women demanding equal pay while also advocating for equal representation at all levels of leadership. According to By The…

Five Myths About Women In Leadership

Women leaders are on the rise. Books are being written about women in leadership, media outlets are weighing in by hosting forums and producing special reports, and affinity groups in the workplace are engaging and leaning in. So, aside from repercussions of #MeToo, why is there so much discussion about women coming into their own and coming into positions of leadership? In Texas…