Reflections on Power this International Women’s Day Reflections on Power this International Women’s Day Reflections on Power this International Women’s Day

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Reflections on Power this International Women’s Day

I’ve long been fascinated with power. Who has it, why they want it, what they do with it. I even started a PhD on the topic. What I really wanted to investigate was women and power. How was the power that women hold when they are most aligned different from that of men in the same domains. I had seen nearly every woman I came into contact with in my corporate career deeply entrenched in the dominant power structures and behaviours yielded by the successful male leaders in the workplace: ...

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What does being bold for change mean for you?

It’s still dark outside as I write this, the first glimpses of light just starting to peak through. I wanted to be up super early today, because it’s an important day. It’s International Women’s Day, a day where we celebrate the wonderful achievements of women and girls around the world. It’s also a day where we remind ourselves just how far we have left to go, to live in a world that is safe, just and equitable for everyone. And it’s a day where we focus our collective ...

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IWD: It’s time to change the conversation

It’s International Women’s Day, a day where we celebrate the wonderful achievements of women and girls throughout the world. It’s also a day where we remind ourselves just how far we have left to go, to live in a world that is safe, just and equitable for everyone. And it’s a day where we focus our collective attention back to the seemingly immovable problem of getting more women into leadership roles. So where exactly are we? Let’s start with all that we have to celebrate. There have ...

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