Monthly Archives: April 2014

BPW NZ Award winners at Conference 2014

  . Alix Haywood Gavel Award:    Awarded to BPW Franklin, the club that displayed the best standard of communication during the past year; primarily through the club newsletter and is judged by the BPW NZ Executive secretary.  BPW Franklin’s … Continue reading

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‘ISOLDE FRITSCH-ALBERT EXCELLENCY AWARD FOR YOUNG BPW’

The application for the 2014 ‘ISOLDE FRITSCH-ALBERT EXCELLENCY AWARD FOR YOUNG BPW’ is now open. The prize of € 5.000 (five thousand euro) – and is open to all the Young BPW members worldwide. Please see below request from our YBPWI … Continue reading

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Gender pay gap down to ‘subconscious bias’

Women earn less than men because they are seen as pushovers when they don’t negotiate hard and are seen as “ball-breakers” when they do, a psychologist says. The drivers behind the gender pay gap are being highlighted by the YWCA … Continue reading

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Call for NZX to act on gender quotas

New Zealand should “get over” its fear of gender quotas, a University of Canterbury gender equality expert says. Women are under-represented in New Zealand’s biggest companies, with women representing only 12 per cent of NZX’s listed companies’ directors. The NZX’s … Continue reading

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Why Change?

BPW International is passionate about the wave of enthusiasm that currently exists around women and their contribution to society and economies – both current and untapped. In many countries the business case is already fully understood and in others the … Continue reading

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Washington International Women Entrepreneurs Forum – WIWEF 2014

It is my pleasure to invite you to the Washington International Women Entrepreneurs Forum – WIWEF 2014  to be held in Washington, DC – USA from October 28th to 29th, 2014. The theme selected by the steering committee for the … Continue reading

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Old-boys network locks women out: boss

4:15 AM Saturday Apr 5, 2014 Norah Barlow did a lot of work on the Retirement Villages Act 2003. Photo / Bevan Conley New Zealand’s male-dominated business culture with its old-boy sports and education network is sabotaging the promotion of … Continue reading

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Documenting changes since UN 4th World Conference on Women, Beijing 1995

Warm Greetings on a chilly afternoon to contacts/links to women’s NGOs in Auckland region… on behalf of Jane Prichard, Convenor of New Zealand Women’s Watch and Board members. 2015 is 20th anniversary of UN 4th World Conference on Women, Beijing … Continue reading

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Victoria University – Aspire Women’s Leadership Development

Victoria University of Wellington’s Professional and Executive Development Department will be running  ASPIRE: Women’s Leadership Development Programme starting 14 May with Anne Fitzpatrick.  We would appreciate it if you could get the word out about this course to your members through your website … Continue reading

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WOMEN’S ELECTION AGENDA AOTEAROA 2014

100 steps on the road to equality for the women of Aotearoa  INTRODUCTION The Women’s Election Agenda Aotearoa 2014 calls for all political parties in Aotearoa to commit to de facto equality for women by 2020. More than 120 years … Continue reading

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