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Gender inequality is getting a lot of press at the moment and rightly so – building awareness of what we need to do and why is key to progress. Here we bring you some interesting articles that we have come across during our work on the iW50 team as well as an update on our activities.

“One of the great strategic goals of the twenty-first century should be the full political, social and economic empowerment of women”

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Here’s what men need to do to ….

.... to tackle gender inequality and injustice. As we call on our experienced Alumni to step up and help mentor the next generation of INSEAD women, one of our better known alumni, William Hague, wrote this article in The Telegraph for International Women's Day. "One...

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Gender parity – what will it take?

It needs men to get committed to it! As we pass another International Women's Day it is true that gender parity and equal opportunities are getting more headlines, but, according to this article in the Seattle Times, we cannot reach parity without male engagement, as...

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Men, Get Into Mentoring

We’re at a pivotal moment. In the wake of the #MeToo movement, it’s clearer than ever we need to put an end to sexual harassment. But that is not enough. There is evidence of a backlash that could be harmful to women: twice as many male managers now feel...

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Mentoring for Leadership

Top leaders often acknowledge the importance of mentoring during their journey to top leadership roles. Data from McKinsey & Company reveals a 17% decrease of women during their mid-careers. Companies are scrambling to reverse this trend as gender diversity...

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Salamander Special Edition: iW50

Read the Salamander Special Edition: INSEAD Celebrates Women. As part of the iW50 celebrations, our very own Salamander magazine has a special edition with some really interesting articles from how to create a gender balanced workplace to bridging the gap in the tech...

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Why Gender Balance Matters…

...and how to achieve it.  Savvy business leaders intuitively know that gender balance is important to an organisation’s success. But these same leaders may struggle to articulate why gender diversity matters – and how to effectively promote it.  This interesting...

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Hampton Alexander Review

Improving gender balance in FTSE Leadership (November 2017).  FTSE 350 companies are on a journey to build the representation of women on their boards to 33%. The FTSE 100 target set last year was to achieve 33% representation in their leadership teams and this target...

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Morgan Stanley, leading the way…

and you can hear more at the iW50 Forum from the man leading the way Book now to hear Rob Rooney, CEO of Morgan Stanley International and Head of Diversity. Supporting the progression of women into senior roles is a key strategic priority for Morgan Stanley’s senior...

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