News for Women

Equilar Gender Diversity Index: Q1 2017
About 25% of New Board Members Were Female, Showing Progressive Gains...

Straight talk about gender diversity in the boardroom and beyond
In these interview excerpts, leaders describe their efforts at promoting gender equality on boards and explore the challenges that still linger...

How to accelerate gender diversity on boards
Slow progress in adding more women to boards has dominated the conversation. But tips from standout companies are more likely to inspire others to take firmer action...

The power of parity: Advancing women's equality in the United States
Every state and city in the United States has the opportunity to further gender parity, which could add $4.3 trillion to the country’s economy in 2025...

Power with purpose: How women's leadership boosts the economy and society
The economic and business case for gender equality is now overwhelming. Evidence is mounting that having more women in the boardroom and senior management positions is positive for the bottom line and for society...

Why Women CEOs Are More Likely To Be Forced Out
Less likely to get a promotion, and more likely to be forced out or have a life event interrupt their careers, women represent only 3% of new CEOs…

Export Trailblazers Recognized: Alma Farias
Alma Farias, owner of Trade Partners and Ontario Representative for TFO Canada, is this year's recipient of the JoAnna Townsend Excellence Award for Leadership in International Trade, presented at the Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT) - Toronto Annual Awards Gala.

Canada's Firms Outpace Peers For Women Directors
Canada’s largest companies are leaping ahead of their peers in the United States and Britain in adding more women to their boards of directors.