International Women’s Day 2018: Four ways to build your pipeline of women leaders

On March 8 the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women across the world will be recognised and celebrated. Despite the many successes of women in the workplace and the leaps we have taken to earn our place as equals on business leadership teams, there is still work to be done.

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Women in business meet to share knowledge

A social networking group for women in the Mitchell Shire held its first event for the year at the Rose Café in Kilmore last week.

The event was attended by business owners, independent consultants and hobbyists from across the Shire and attendees had an opportunity to network with each other and speak with Member for Euroa Steph Ryan.

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More women in business is good for the bottom line

THE research is unequivocal: diversity is not only a moral imperative, but a tried and tested route to profit and productivity.

It should be prioritised as a way to boost resilience in South African business and government, as the country faces a tough road ahead to rebuild the economy and society.

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Australia’s nine most influential female entrepreneurs 2018

Women still make up a minority of entrepreneurs, but they are gaining ground quickly.

In Australia women represent only 34 per cent of entrepreneurs, but the number of female entrepreneurs is growing at a faster rate than for men.

With ‘Press for Progress’ as the theme of International Women’s Day for 2018, Small Business Minister Craig Laundy says more change is needed.

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To challenge the status quo for women in business, we need to face our biases

As we look back over the past year, the pace and frequency of conversation around women’s rights continues to rise. We’ve seen the Women’s March on Washington, the placement of the Fearless Girl statue on Wall Street, the #MeToo movement and, most recently, the #TimesUp letter of solidarity.

Voices for women’s equality, advancement and advocacy continue to gain momentum, but are they making a difference? Are we catalyzing change on a global scale, or are we simply continuing an outdated conversation for women’s equality?

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