Catherine Zahn, CEO CAMH – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this Canadian woman leader drawing from her personal experiences, she spoke about the power to end the discrimination that people with mental illness and addictions face everyday. Dr. Catherine Zahn "We Are All Mentally ill" In order to make this change, she urged the audience to do thee things: "Discover the truth, Discuss it openly and Demand attention to this critical issue."       WOMAN of … [Read more...]

Denise Morrison, President & CEO of Campbell Soup Company

MPW Insider is one of several online communities where the biggest names in business answer timely career and leadership questions. This week we ask: How can women rise to the C-suite? The following answer is by Denise Morrison, President and CEO of Campbell Soup Company. I’m from a generation of women that shattered the glass ceiling. We didn’t wait for doors to open. The lesson I learned is that you need to open some doors for yourself in pursuit of career advancement. Here’s what I … [Read more...]

Pamela Jeffery – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™   is elated to Celebrate the Life of this Canadian woman leader, one that is being celebrated for her dedication to changing the lives of women and girls. With the support of the Harper government, founded the creation of an advisory council to promote the participation of women on public and private corporate boards. She says of her own creation, 'Here at WXN, we inspire smart women to lead. It’s more than a tagline; it’s our contribution to making a … [Read more...]

The Confidence Code ~ resonating with Women

The recent best seller, The Confidence Code, by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman is resonating with women all over the country — and for good reason. One of the greatest barriers for women is our reticence to raise our hands, ask for what we want and be noticed. This lack of confidence appears as a weakness. It makes women seem less comfortable with risk taking and decisiveness, both of which are critical competencies for senior leaders. Right now, many people are asking why women have a crisis … [Read more...]

Tracy Redies – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this award winning Canadian that has reached above most in the corporate world among women and has thrived, leading in a world traditionally worked by men. As a leader among women, one of her passions dictates that improving the prospects of young women in Canada, namely 'education, financial literacy, internships, and business leadership.' This four time recipient of WXN's Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100™ Award is … [Read more...]

Women CEOs of the Fortune 1000 & 500, Catalyst.org

Our Vision Changing workplaces. Changing lives. Our Mission Expanding opportunities for women and business. Our Values Connect, Engage, Inspire, Impact Catalyst Canada Honours Celebrating Champions of Women in Canadian Business This is a list of women who currently hold CEO positions at companies that rank on the 2013 Fortune1000 lists. Women currently hold 4.2 percent of Fortune 500 CEO positions and 4.6 percent of Fortune1000 CEO positions. Leadership at the … [Read more...]

Odette Laurie – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this powerhouse, a self-made success story that is now devoting her life to the betterment of the lives of all women. Through her coaching techniques, this woman is addressing one of our world's most critical subjects today in every woman's life: Financial Self Sustainability & Success. Through her programs, as an entrepreneur and founder of Women on Top, she is able to educate, inspire and motivate all women to Take … [Read more...]

Irene Becker, Our Greatest Hope | New Edition

The the fire of human potential, employee engagement and effectiveness, agile teams, great management and leadership cannot be lit without the desire to rekindle and champion our greatest hope, our greatest power. Developing a purposeful life, career, team, organization and society rest upon our ability to redirect our thoughts and actions on a focus that ignites the integrity of our thoughts, actions and words. Where do we start? How do we build/rebuild our greatest hope, our greatest power … [Read more...]

De-bunking Mideast Myths: Sara Mohamed on Arab Women in Business

Lorre White - WOMAN of ACTION™ reports: Sara Mohamed on Arab Women in Business … [Read more...]

Manifesting Your Empowerment can be a Challenge

When tracking women's empowerment worldwide, organizations look at our economic participation, opportunity, political empowerment, educational attainment and health. However, being empowered from the perspective of government, social, media and business studies can be very different than when you talk to women at a grass root level. Where you live and quality of life found therein can make a huge difference as to whether you feel empowered. When I asked a group of women varying in age … [Read more...]

Women in the Boardroom ~ ‘I am not one to usually rant,’

'I am not one to usually rant,' I am not one to usually rant, but a study just released by Watermark, a non-profit community of executive women, and the University of California at Davis Graduate School of Management enraged me. It revealed that in California, among the 400 largest public companies, only 10 percent of board seats were held by women—and more than 33 percent had no women on their boards at all. 'This isn’t just a California problem', says Watermark CEO Marilyn Nagel. She … [Read more...]

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