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23rd Nov, 2017


Whenever I speak at a corporate conference or teach a workshop about gender diversity, at least one woman says something like: “If the CEO brings up his daughter one more time, I’m going to lose my marbles.”

Does this reaction surprise you? It certainly surprised a well-liked and well-intentioned CEO of a large financial services…

Thrive Global: Work Life Harmony Starts at Work

7th Nov, 2017


On average, women who work full-time outside the home still bear more of the burden of household labor and management than fully employed men. To confound this inequality, employers are often more likely to assume that women are “distracted” by their personal lives. Case in point: though 75 percent of women report having been… – Using Gender Intelligence to help your company succeed

26th Jun, 2017

June 26, 2017

BNN chats with the co-authors of the new book, “Results at the Top: Using Gender Intelligence to Create Breakthrough Growth,” Barbara Annis, founder and CEO of the Gender Intelligence Group and Richard Nesbitt, CEO of the Global Risk Institute and former CEO of the TSX Group. They discuss the challenges that remain…

25th May, 2016


Mansplaining defined: “to explain something to someone, typically a man to a woman, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing.”

The term has been getting renewed attention over the last week, after the social impact news site ATTN: released a video showing examples from the media of ‘Mansplaining’. The video makes some…

11th Feb, 2016


The survey recently released by Elephant in the Valley grabbed the headlines quickly with its shocking numbers:

  • 60% of women in tech reported unwanted sexual behaviours
  • 39% of those harassed did nothing because they thought it would negatively impact their career
  • 87% received demeaning comments from male colleagues
  • 47% were asked to do lower-level tasks that male…

18th Aug, 2015


Post courtesy of Kate Everson, associate editor at Chief Learning Officer (

My feminism makes it difficult for me to accept that women are different from men, mostly because “different” often translates to “inferior” in conversations about business. “Women aren’t as good at negotiating.” “Women are more emotional and less analytical.” “Men don’t ask for…

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