In Hewlett’s new book, Winning the War for Talent in Emerging Markets: Why Women are the Solution, she says the reason is that opportunities arise in periods of rapid economic transitions. By Rachel Lehmann-Haupt (Editor, Women 2.0) Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In has resurrected that sad fact that women hold only 14% of the top corporate jobs and [...]
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If companies want to leverage on the talent, education, and ambition of BRIC women then, Hewlett says, they must create “policies and practices [that will allow them] to flourish” and “ensure that…. [these women] get the skills and support they need today.” By Nicel Jane (Contributing Writer, Femme-O-Nomics) What do Brazil, Russia, India, and China [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Sheryl Sandberg is the name of the year, heralded the “$1.6 billion woman” by The New York Times over the weekend. The New York Times piece touts Sandberg’s successes but warns that “to some, Ms. Sandberg seems to suggest that women should just work harder while failing [...]
By Phyllis Korkki (Contributing Writer, The New York Times) A rich source of female talent exists just below top management, says Sylvia Ann Hewlett, founding president of the Center for Work-Life Policy, a research organization. But women have become stuck in this layer because they tend to lack a sponsor at the top to advocate [...]