Month: February 2015

Month: February 2015

Shelley Correll – Creating a Level Playing Field

This video by Dr. Shelley Correll is very effective at condensing gender bias 101 into 19 minutes. The video is part of Lean In’s lecture series and is well worth watching. Not only does Dr. Correll provide compelling science to illustrate gender bias, she tells us how to correct it.

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Labels Against Women – Pantene TV Spot

Gender bias is something we must control in order to achieve balanced leadership in corporations. The definition of gender bias is unequal treatment due to attitudes based on gender. But it’s sometimes difficult to articulate what gender bias looks and feels like. This one minute video from Pantene “Labels Against Women,” illustrates just one of …

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Elba’s launch blog coming soon…

Coming by the end of March.

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Unilever’s Path Toward 50%

Unilever is one of the world’s leading consumer goods companies with products sold in over 190 countries. A few U.S. brands include Lipton, Knorr, Hellmann’s, Dove and Suave. More than 2 billion consumers worldwide use a Unilever product on any given day. In just three years, Unilever has seen the doubling of gender representation at …

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Procter & Gamble Raises the Bar

P&G’s innovative and results-driven inclusion initiatives won it a prestigious 2015 Catalyst Award1. For 10 of the last 11 years, P&G also has been on DiversityInc’s list of Top 50 companies for diversity. The name of P&G’s strategy to develop talent and advance women says it all– Everyone Valued, Everyone Included, Everyone Performing at Their …

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Novartis Pharmaceuticals Achieves 50%

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NPC) was DiversityInc’s #1 company for diversity in 2014 and achieved 50% women in executive leadership. How did they do it? It Starts At The Top The support and personal involvement of André Wyss, U.S. Country Head, President of Novartis Corporation and President of NPC, was a driving force. He increased his …

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Edelman’s Path Toward 50%

Edelman is the world’s largest public relations firm, with more than 5,000 employees in 65 cities, as well as affiliates in more than 35 cities. It Starts At The Top In 2011 Edelman realized that though 60% of its employees were women, only 35% of the most senior managers were women. It was time to …

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How eBay, Inc. is Making Progress on Gender Diversity in Senior Leadership

In 2010 eBay began its journey to increase women in senior leadership. Between 2011 and 2013, eBay increased the number of women in leadership roles by 30% annually. How are they doing it? Visible Support From The Top The CEO made it personal – he talked about watching his wife’s challenges over her career. He …

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How ANZ is Making Progress on Gender Diversity in Senior Leadership

The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) serves Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific and key markets in Asia. ANZ is consistently recognized as an employer of choice for women. CEO Mike Smith has driven diversity and gender balance as a business imperative since 2007. Key elements of the ANZ gender balance strategy: Target …

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