Tag Archives: Education

MADI SHARMA, MAKE A DIFFERENCE IDEA : FROM ADVERSITY TO GLOBAL INSPIRATION

SIMON COCKINGSEPTEMBER 7, 2016 ENTREPRENEUREVENTSFEATUREDFEMALE FOUNDERSFUTURE TRENDSINNOVATIONINTERVIEWSIRELANDMENTORINGWOMEN IN TECH By @SimonCocking. Great interview with Madi Sharma Social Capitalist : International Business Broker , Education Entrepreneur; Speaker You must be the Change you want to see – #NoExcuses #MadiEffect What’s your background? I am … Continue reading

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NZEI lodges court claim over gender-based undervaluation of support workers

      16 October 2015 NZEI Te Riu Roa has commenced legal action alleging gender-based undervaluation of support workers at the Ministry of Education. NZEI National Secretary Paul Goulter said it had been more than six years since an … Continue reading

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Invitation to BPW NZ Leadership Forum Christchurch

Invitation to BPW NZ Leadership Forum Christchurch (pdf) Invitation to BPW NZ Leadership Forum Christchurch (word)                                 http://bpwnz.org.nz/index.php/club-contact-details/conference-2015/invitation-to-…hip-forum-2015/

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Rape Prevention Education (RPE)

The Drug Foundation has chosen Rape Prevention Education (RPE) to be the recipient of the funds raised during FebFast 2015. We encourage people to sign up NOW to take the FebFast challenge. FebFast starts on the 1st of February and … Continue reading

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WHY THE MOST SUCCESSFUL ORGANIZATIONS HAVE WOMEN AND MILLENNIALS IN CHARGE

A NEW GLOBAL STUDY SHOWS THAT WHEN WOMEN AND TWENTY-SOMETHINGS LEAD, BIG THINGS FOLLOW. BY SAMANTHA COLE  Gender and generational gaps have recently become big buzz words in the business world. According to a new study, it’s not a passing … Continue reading

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Incompatibility – not a sacking offence, usually

Duncan Cotterill Last Updated: 31 July 2014 One of the most bitter, expensive and protracted employment cases in New Zealand highlights how initially minor tensions can snowball. Ms Snowden v Radio New Zealand case is, perhaps, the most stark example … 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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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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Harvard B-school dean offers unusual apology

January 29, 2014: 10:24 AM ET  Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria publicly apologized for the school’s treatment of female students and professors, and vowed to make changes at the institution. By John A. Byrne Harvard Business School Dean Nitin … Continue reading

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Meet BPW Kaitaia’s newest Young BPW member Naomi Waldron

Few people can say they have their dream job in a setting they regard as paradise, but midwife graduate Naomi Waldron can, and does.  Naomi is loving her new life in the Far North. Naomi (Ngati Tuwharetoa), born in the … Continue reading

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