7 posts categorised "Awards"

06 November 2009

Who will we choose to be?

Greetings from an autumn-infused New York City! I managed to take a detour on my walk from a conference in Times Square to our PwC office on Madison Avenue the other day and can report that the trees in Central Park are awash in breathtaking hues of orange, yellow, and...

26 June 2009

The power of connections

Hello again. Following on from my recent thoughts on networking, I’ve also been thinking about how powerful it can be to keep an open mind and have an inquisitive spirit when you’re out and about and meet new people. In the last few weeks and months, the following chain of...

11 May 2009

On “wearing it pink” in Malaysia (and Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam)

Hello again. We’re all still on a high from our fabulous Opportunity Now win at the end of April… I was absolutely delighted to receive so many kind messages once the news broke. I personally received over 250 emails, texts and Facebook messages in the first 48 hours after the...

01 May 2009

When will there be good news?

A wise woman once told me that the secret of happiness is thick skin and low expectations. When I have, in the past, shared this nugget with friends, the response has always been a mixture of nods of recognition and acknowledgement and a few comments along the lines of “that’s...

19 March 2009

Why Women Mean Business – even more so in 2009

Regular readers of the Gender Agenda will recall that, in 2008, PwC was a very proud global corporate sponsor of the ground breaking book, “Why Women Mean Business” by Avivah Wittenberg-Cox and Alison Maitland. Our global CEO, Sam DiPiazza, endorsed the book with this cover quotation: “This book ably illustrates...

19 June 2008

“There’s a special place in hell …”

“… for women who don’t help other women”, said Julia Cleverdon at last week’s First Women Awards, quoting former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and being applauded loudly for doing so. In a room full of women and oh yes, some men too, including actor Bill Nighy, we saw...

16 November 2007

Congratulations, Pam

How wonderful to see a team (featuring Pam Jackson, one of the female role models profiled on the site) from PwC UK Tax's Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) win Tax Team of the Year on Wednesday night at the annual UK Accountancy Age Awards. Apparently, the team were out in force...