45 posts categorised "International"

01 July 2011

On mediocrity, meditation and mothers

Bonjour, Last week, I attended PwC’s Diversity Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C. It was, as the French would say, a spectacle – hundreds of clients and subject matter experts flooded the audience as one by one, renowned speakers took to...

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...

18 May 2011

The whole world is watching you

Bonjour, I’ve just returned from facilitating PwC’s “Emerging Arab Women Leaders – the voice of the future” Forum, held in conjunction with The Arab International Women’s Forum (AIWF) in London. Both events sought to ensure that younger generations of women...

10 May 2011

Who’s your sponsor?

Bonjour, I’ve just returned from San Francisco where my colleague Monica Banting (PwC Canada’s Women in Leadership Manager) and I participated in the Boston College Global Workforce Roundtable annual meeting. We saw hot-off-the-press research from around the globe, as well...

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...

03 March 2011

On Peru, purple, and impossible causes

Rimaykullayki (that’s Quechua – an Andean dialect - for “hello”) from Peru, I’m meeting this week with members of the World Bank’s Private Sector Leaders Forum in Lima, but squeezed in a visit to the breathtaking Inca masterpiece of Machu...

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...

07 December 2010

White men and diversity

Bonjour from snow-dusted Brussels, Okay. Let me start by saying I admire and even love many white men. Charles Dickens, Jack Kerouac, my father, my husband, and Richard Branson to name a few off the top of my head (yeah,...

22 November 2010

What women want in China

Ni Hao from Beijing! Impressions of the city from a newcomer: cloudy (always – though the sun is sometimes visible like a glowing red ball through the thick grey cloud cover). During rush hour the mighty army of cars weave...

19 October 2010

Women’s Lib 2.0 in Deauville

Bonjour, Merci beaucoup to the Australians (including Jillian Segal, a director of the Australian Stock Exchange and PwC’s own Christine Stasi), who brought the sunshine with them to Paris last week - though even their Down Under effervescence couldn’t keep...