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How Women Lead appoints three new executive board members

LINK: https://www.bizjournals.com/bizwomen/news/latest-news/2022/09/how-women-lead-appoints-three-new-executive-board.html?page=all How Women Lead, a national group of top executive women advocating equality in life and career, appointed three new members to its board. The women are Lorraine Akiba, president and CEO of LHA Ventures; Lori Castillo Martinez, executive vice president ...
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Women Business Collaborative names development director

LINK: https://www.bizjournals.com/bizwomen/news/latest-news/2022/09/women-business-collaborative-names-development-dir.html?page=all Equal pay advocacy organization Women Business Collaborative has named Robin Schwartz to serve as its senior director of development. Schwartz will assume responsibility for the Women Business Collaborative (WBC)'s revenue streams, including grants, donations, and fundraising events. She ...
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Women Business Collaborative Announces the Appointment of Robin Schwartz as Senior Director of Development

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Women Business Collaborative (WBC) the leading alliance of organizations, companies and individuals working together to achieve equal position, pay and power for all women in business, announces the appointment of Robin Schwartz to serve ...
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A New Crop of CEOs Is Poised to Take Over Heritage Retail Brands as They Navigate An Industry in Flux

LINK: https://footwearnews.com/2022/business/power-players/new-wave-retail-ceos-changing-industry-1203330028/ Former executive chair and CEO of Ulta Beauty Mary Dillon will come on board as Foot Locker's new CEO. Two weeks ago, Foot Locker announced that its CEO, Dick Johnson would step down and be replaced by Ulta Beauty CEO ...
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Social Impact Heroes: Why & How Balaji Ganapathy of Tata Consultancy Services Is Helping To Change Our World

LINK: https://www.csrwire.com/press_releases/753381-social-impact-heroes-why-how-balaji-ganapathy-tata-consultancy-services Originally published on Authority Magazine on Medium As part of my series about “individuals and organizations making an important social impact”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Balaji Ganapathy, Chief Social Responsibility Officer, and Global Head of CSR at TCS ...
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Foot Locker Will Soon Have Two New Women in Power as CEO and Board Chair: Why That Matters

LINK: https://footwearnews.com/2022/business/power-players/investors-react-foot-locker-ceo-mary-dillon-female-1203327122/ Last week, Foot Locker announced that Mary Dillon would take over as CEO, replacing Dick Johnson, who previously served as CEO, president and chair of the footwear retailer. The company also announced that its lead independent director Dona Young would replace Johnson ...
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Board Diversity Is Sacrificed When Companies Underperform, Study Finds

LINK: https://time.com/6204684/board-diversity-underperformance/ Companies that are underperforming in comparison to their competitors or to their goals are more likely to experience a decrease in racial and gender diversity rates on their boards, a newly released study has found. Researchers at Imperial College Business ...
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Women Business Collaborative with Diligent Launch Companies of Purpose Initiative to Drive DEI in the Workplace and Community

25+ Companies Have Joined the Initiative to Close Gender Equality Gap in Business WASHINGTON, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Women Business Collaborative (WBC), and lead sponsor Diligent, today announce a new strategic initiative focused on closing the gender equity gap ...
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Solifi names Mithu Bhargava as president

LINK: https://www.assetfinanceinternational.com/index.php/digitalisation/wcg-blog/21315-solifi-names-mithu-bhargava-as-president Global fintech software specialist Solifi has named Mithu Bhargava as its first president, a newly created position on the executive team. Bhargava, formerly with NCR, brings more than 20 years of operational leadership to drive the delivery of ...
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America’s Top Black CEOs

LINK: https://www.investopedia.com/top-black-ceos-5220330 The vision and actions of a CEO permeate every aspect of an organization. Financials, customer service, and company culture reflect the goals and strategies of those in leadership positions. A recent shift toward expanding diversity, equity, and inclusion ...