Glass Ceilings & Barriers

Women Leaders and Resilience

Resilience—the ability to overcome challenges and turn them into opportunities—may be the new criterion for professional advancement.

URL: 
http://www.accenture.com/Global/About_Accenture/Company_Overview/Our_People/Women_at_Accenture/Research/Resilience.htm?c=mc_iwdresrch_10000011&n=otc_0310%29

The Global Gender Gap Report, 2009

This WEF report assesses countries on how well they are dividing their resources and opportunities among their male and female populations, regardless of the overall levels of these resources and opportunities.

URL: 
http://www.weforum.org/pdf/gendergap/report2009.pdf

The Corporate Gender Gap Report, 2010

Leading companies are failing to capitalize on the talents of women in the workforce, according to the World Economic Forum’s Corporate Gender Gap Report 2010. It is the first study to cover the world’s largest employers in 20 countries and benchmark them against the gender equality policies that most companies should have in place but are in fact widely missing.

URL: 
http://www.weforum.org/en/Communities/Women%20Leaders%20and%20Gender%20Parity/GenderGapNetwork/CorporateGenderGap/index.htm

Paths to Power: Advancing Women in Government

When it comes to women’s advancement, few achievements can compare with the rising role of women in government. The move to achieving full gender parity may be slow and uneven, but women are increasingly being elected and appointed to positions of power.

URL: 
http://www.deloitte.com/assets/Dcom-Global/Local%20Assets/Documents/Public%20Sector/dtt_ps_pathstopower_010310.pdf
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