8 posts categorised "Research"

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 as leader perspectives on talent and diversity from Sodexo, Intel,...

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, you knew that last one was coming). But how often...

17 February 2010

The Turning Point

Greetings, I hope some of you have had the chance to view the Gender Agenda Debate which took place in Davos and has been airing this month on CNBC. If you haven’t caught it on television, please click here to view a short preview as well as the entire 48-minute...

20 October 2008

Trailer: “Closing the Gender Gap: Challenges, Opportunities and the Future”

As promised …. here’s the trailer to the new PwC film, "Closing the Gender Gap" – just click on the link on the right, make sure you have the sound enabled on your PC - and enjoy. It’s a short (two minute) taster of the main film but will, I...

31 March 2008

Learning survival skills in Paris

Hello – back in the blogging saddle today, after an extremely busy and hectic schedule last week. Monday 24th March saw me boarding the Eurostar and travelling to Paris in order to participate in the pilot English language version of a training event entitled “The Women’s Survival Course”. This was...

29 November 2007

Why is it wrong to aspire towards improvement?

The continuing debate around the use of targets continued this week, at an internal PwC event hosted by PwC UK’s Female Partners and Directors Network. The external speaker was Jacey Graham, co-author of “”A Woman’s Place is in the Boardroom.” Jacey is also a partner in Brook Graham, a strategic...

15 November 2007

The Swedish word for “women” is “kvinnor”

Last week, I hit the road again and spent a couple of days with my colleagues in PwC Sweden, at our office in Stockholm. The purpose of my visit was to research and write up a feature on PwC women in Sweden, which will be featuring on the main part...

22 October 2007

Women matter

When I was in Deauville, I referenced attending a really interesting session at which McKinsey launched their “Women Matter” research. If anyone is interested in reading the (English language) copy of the full report, then here’s a link to it via the Women’s Forum site: http://www.womens-forum.com/ifiles/Women_Matter_McKinsey_EN.pdf It’s an interesting read...