34 posts categorised "Guest contributors"

09 August 2012

Life-changing experiences: gender, mobility, and leadership

This week's blog post introduces my new colleague, Aoife, to the PwC Global D&I team, and explores the connections between gender and mobility experiences. Enjoy! **** Hello and nice to meet you, My name is Aoife and I am excited...

19 July 2012

Lies I was told: women, work, and "having it all"

Hello everyone, Anne-Marie Slaugher's recent essay, “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All,” incited vehement and very polarized reactions from readers. I personally didn't find anything particularly surprising in the essay (except Slaughter's underlying assumption that life should be easy)....

29 June 2012

How do cultural norms impact men and women at work?

Bonjour all, This week's blog is written by guest writer and PwC Canada alum, Julie Armstrong. I asked Julie to write a blog after we caught up on the phone last month and I peppered her with questions about her...

30 August 2011

High hopes in high heels

Bonjour, Hope all is well with you out in the reader-sphere as I post these last few pieces from Brussels, before I head away back across the Atlantic. I had a lovely talk with my colleagues from PwC Bermuda last...

31 May 2011

Weißwurst and Karma

Bonjour, Today’s guest blog comes from Arundhati Pandeya, a Consultant in PwC’s Munich, Germany office. She called me a few months ago when she had just started her career with PwC and was relatively newly graduated. We discussed her new...

17 March 2011

Making it happen - an EPIC journey

Bonjour, This week I’ve asked Erica Goldsmith of PwC UK to share how her recent international assignment enhanced her personal and professional life. I was inspired by Erica’s candour and insight – and having been on an international assignment, could...

15 February 2011

Leadership…twenty-first century style

Bonjour from Brussels! One of the perks of my job is meeting a lot of talented people from all over the world. Alexandra Moraru, is PwC’s AIESEC Coordinator and sits in our Brussels office. AIESEC is present in over 107...

11 June 2010

Can Men Innovate Alone?

Bonjour, Many of the cutting-edge research papers and corporate gender initiatives that abound these days are based on the assumption that men and women think and behave differently as a result of a combination of nature and nurture. Whether or...

04 May 2010

Everything a Woman Graduate Needs to Know (But No One is Telling Her)

Bonjour everyone, I’m heading to Amsterdam tomorrow to meet with our Dutch diversity team and New York later this week on a (somewhat impetuous) personal trip to visit my best friend and see one of my idols (hint: her name...

15 April 2010

Do women’s networks speak to younger women?

Bonjour all! As mentioned in last week’s blog, I first connected with today’s guest writer, Dr. Elisabeth Kelan on LinkedIn due to our shared groups on the site and mutual interest in gender diversity. I then saw her speak at...