Diversity & Leadership

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

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

Benchmarking Women's Leadership

While women may be participating in the workforce in equal—or in some cases, higher—numbers thantheir male peers, they rarely make it to the top. Across the leadership spectrum in the sectors studied here, women are stalled at 18 percent – with numbers much lower among women of color.

URL: 
http://www.thewhitehouseproject.org/documents/Report.pdf
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