Tag: Women in Leadership

Breaking The Bamboo Ceiling: Advancing Asian Women To C-Suite Leadership

Breaking The Bamboo Ceiling: Advancing Asian Women To C-Suite Leadership By Shelley Zalis Companies continue to actively restructure their leadership teams through an inclusive lens. However, research shows that Asian Americans are the least likely to be promoted to management positions, with this gap even steeper for Asian women. It’s important to note that this so-called “bamboo ceiling” exists even…

Support Is The Work-Life Balance Women Need

Support Is The Work-Life Balance Women Need By Sheffy Kolade When “work-life balance” first appeared in use, it was in the ’80s as part of the Women’s Liberation Movement, advocating flexible schedules and maternity leaves for women. But the concept precedes the liberation movement all the way back to the Industrial Revolution. Workers averaged about 100 hours per work week, and…

Teams Trying To Look Productive? Ask Them To Do This Instead

Teams Trying To Look Productive? Ask Them To Do This Instead By Lisa Bodell According to workplace analytics company Visier Inc., around 43% of workers admit to spending more than 10 hours a week trying to “look productive” instead of focusing their time on valuable tasks. Performative activities range from responding immediately to non-urgent emails; attending non-essential meetings; and conducting unnecessary research…

As Turkish Founder Gamze Cizreli Takes Her Company Public, Earthquake Relief Efforts Are Still Front Of Mind

As Turkish Founder Gamze Cizreli Takes Her Company Public, Earthquake Relief Efforts Are Still Front Of Mind By Maggie McGrath In 2007, Turkish entrepreneur Gamze Cizreli was starting over from a divorce and in search of funding to start a new business. She’d run a successful cafe in Ankara in the 1990’s and was ready to build a bigger hospitality…

Women Must Mentor Women In The Workplace

During The Great Breakup, Women Must Mentor Women In The Workplace By MeiMei Fox According to LeanIn.org and McKinsey & Co’s 2022 Women in the Workplace report, there is still a major gender gap in corporate leadership positions. Only one in four people in C-suite positions are female. To make matters worse, women leaders are leaving their positions in increasing numbers, citing…