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Webcast: The retention and advancement of women in the new global economy
Research shows that companies with greater gender diversity often achieve higher returns, so the continued investment in women’s advancement and retention programs is important to long-term sustainability in today’s global marketplace. In addition, women make up half of the world’s population and earn the majority of college degrees. But what are companies doing to support this growing talent pool? How can maintaining initiatives focused on the advancement and retention of women impact an organization now and over the long-term?
Hear what leading executives from around the world had to say about these and related issues. Register to listen to the recording of a webcast presented by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu’s Council for the Global Retention of Women (GROW). The 60-minute panel discussion, held in recognition of International Women's Day (8 March), addressed:
- How the current state of the economy is both a challenge and an opportunity for women and organizations.
- Insights into how the workplace has changed and is changing for women around the world.
- Best practices around gender diversity programs.
- Sharon Allen, chairman of the board, Deloitte LLP in the US and member of the board of directors of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
- Hutham S. Olayan, president and CEO, Olayan America Corporation, and director, The Olayan Group
- Kaori Sasaki, president and CEO, eWoman Inc., and president, UNICUL International Inc.
- Mirella C.B. Visser, President, European Professional Women's Network
James H. Wall, managing director talent, chief diversity officer, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.
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