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Amid Gender Gap Talk, Mentor Network Emerges For Women In Health, Bio Alex Lash | Xconomy It’s been more than a year since an infamous party with hired models in cocktail dresses captured the biotech community’s attention at the 2016 J.P. Morgan conference. There has been plenty of talk since about closing biotech’s notable gender gap. At..

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McKinsey nails the problem: 88% do not believe their company is improving gender diversity enough

The case for gender diversity is compelling, but McKinsey research—including a new report, Women Matter 2016: Reinventing the workplace to unlock the potential of gender diversity—shows many companies are struggling to ensure women are represented fairly in top management. Progress toward parity remains slow. In Western Europe, only 17 percent of executive-committee members are women, and women comprise just..

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Mentorship Resources

Mentors are great because they love to impart wisdom, usually of their own volition. Most often, mentors share life advice and leadership skills that they’ve acquired through experience. No matter what problem you’re facing, a mentor can be your best resource. Not only can they provide unbiased advice, they can also provide a wealth of..

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Women Are Less Likely to Apply for Executive Roles If They’ve Been Rejected Before

Although women make up 40% of the global workforce, they hold only 24% of senior management roles around the world — a figure that has not changed significantly over the past decade. Of chief executive officers of S&P 500 firms, only about 5% are women. Why aren’t more talented women moving up? Researchers have pointed to an array of reasons, from explicit..

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