Make it Happen - A Special Event with Helena Morrissey (23 May, 2013)
Dublin - May 23, 2013,GMT
With only 12% female representation on FTSE 100 boards, Helena Morrissey figured it was time to call in the heavyweights and commit to a realistic target if there were to be an improvement. Within 18 months of launching the 30% Club to bring levels of women on boards up to that number, she had over 50% of the FTSE 100 Chairmen aboard the campaign.
She was right to convert the captains of industry: since the 30% Club launched in 2010 there’s been an overall rise of 4% in the representation of women on FTSE100 boards.
Breakfast with Premier Kathleen Wynne - Toronto - May 28, 2013
Toronto - May 28, 2013,EST
I want girls and women across Ontario to have strong, positive role models in every level of government.” – Kathleen Wynne
Since being sworn in on February 2013 as Ontario’s 25th Premier, Kathleen Wynne has introduced a new tone to government.
Elected to the Ontario legislature in 2003, Wynne has held four cabinet portfolios, including Minister of Education, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, and Minister of Transportation. Her government is guided by the desire for fairness, collaboration and real progress.
Mind the (Generational) Gap - Mississauga - June 11, 2013
Mississauga - June 11, 2013,EST
We’ve all been there – or are there now. Whether you are just entering the workforce and are finding yourself interacting with a multitude of generations for the first time or if you are a member of Generation X and are encountering a new Millennial employee, it is inevitable that clashes can occur. But a difference in life experience can also make way for incredible innovation and opportunity. How can different generations work progressively together? What are the pitfalls and benefits associated with a multigenerational workplace?
Culture Shock - A Discussion on Corporate Culture (Ottawa) June 18, 2013
Ottawa - June 18, 2013,EST
There really is no better pairing than Daniel Weinand and Diane Deans to speak about the topic of Corporate Culture.
With one of his many titles being “Chief Culture Officer” at Shopify, PROFIT's inaugural pick as Canada's Smartest Company, “The only thing [Daniel’s] working on is making sure people are happy [at Shopify], that [they] do interesting events, that everyone feels part of [it]”. This makes him the foremost expert on corporate culture and the impact it has on employee happiness, retention and productivity.
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