Monthly Archives: June 2014

The 28th BPW International Congress

Press Release 16 June 2014 Photo Arif Zaman, Adviser, South Asia, Corporate Governance & Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network (CBW) holding the Commonwealth Tartan with members of the BPW UK Delegation in Jeju, South Korea (Left > Right: Arif Zaman, Jennifer Barrett, … Continue reading

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Fast-tracked teachers thriving in the classroom

Graduate says govt-funded course solid preparation for work in low-decile school. By Steve Deane 5:00 AM Friday Jun 27, 2014 Leonie Wethey enjoys teaching in Glen Innes. Photo / Sarah Ivey Having grown up in Christchurch and attended a largely Pakeha … Continue reading

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LEAN OUT: THE DANGERS FOR WOMEN WHO NEGOTIATE

JUNE 11, 2014 POSTED BY MARIA KONNIKOVA This spring, an aspiring professor—W, as she’s chosen to call herself in a blog post about the experience—attempted to negotiate her tenure-track job offer with the Nazareth College philosophy department. She wanted a slightly higher salary than the … Continue reading

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Pay inequality biggest in public service

 biggest in public service Wednesday, 25 June 2014 Jackie Blue Commissioner calls for urgent action to boost women and ethnic groups By Simon Collins Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner Jackie Blue is calling for targets to close gender and ethnic pay … Continue reading

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More research needed over trafficking in New Zealand

Jacqui Stanford, Newstalk ZBJune 22, 2014, 6:42 am Fresh assertions foreign men and women are subjected to forced labour and sex trafficking in New Zealand, come as no surprise to anti-slavery advocates. The claims are made in a US State … Continue reading

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Sisters are doing it together

 JEREMY OLDS  Last updated 05:00 22/06/2014 Women of Influence A sense of social justiceHelen Clark’s next big challenge? Tough challenge for council’s new CEOWomen working in a man’s worldIngrid Starnes: How I keep wellKiwi named to run Dell in Australia-NZTroubled Codelco … Continue reading

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GENDER BALANCE IN THE NEW ZEALAND PUBLIC SERVICE

Why are there fewer women in the top roles and what needs to change? A strategic HRM perspective DOWNLOAD PDF Report BY LUCY SANDERSON-GAMMON  Researchers worldwide argue the benefits of having gender balance in senior management teams, yet women are … Continue reading

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Angela McLeod receives the International President’s Award

    Angela reported that; “It was an absolute honour to be recognised by the BPW International President, Freda Miriklis at our Congress in Jeju.  I was presented with the President’s Award at the Opening Ceremony in recognition of Outstanding … Continue reading

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Ayla’s invention sold out in days

BLANTON SMITH  Last updated 07:08 17/06/2014 ANDY JACKSON/ Fairfax NZ CRACKING ON: Ayla Hutchinson’s ingenious kindling-chopping device won plenty of fans at Field Days last week. Ayla Hutchinson’s kindling cracker is still proving to be an award winner. The Tariki … Continue reading

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Pacific Women’s Watch (New Zealand)

18th June           Pacific Women’s Watch (New Zealand) invites you to a public REPORT-BACK from the UN Commission on Status of Women held in New York, March 2014 Process and Outcomes: Highlights and Challenges plus key points from the recent … Continue reading

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