Women in Business – Your Weekly Roundup
Yesterday, on 8 March 2018, International Women’s Day was celebrated around the world.
The day, which has been celebrated since 1911, celebrates the achievements of women and is now an official holiday in many countries, including Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and much of Central Asia. It’s a perfect time to look at what it’s like to be a woman in business.
Female talent seeks out less conventional routes to the top
Lack of boardroom opportunity is fostering entrepreneurial alternatives. [Financial Times]
To succeed as a woman in business, you need to find your champion [Video]
Author Jill Griffin argues that since men still hold most of the leadership positions, women need male mentors, too. [Entrepreneur]
Randi Zuckerberg says it’s a ‘wonderful’ time to be a businesswoman
It now takes a shorter time and relatively less funds to build a company than it did in the past. [CNBC]
Finance has a shocking gender pay gap. Shining a light on it is just the start
Pay discrepancies are bad for business, and yet they are rife in finance. Our inquiry is committed to fixing this for good. [The Guardian]
Why Lisa Simpson matters
An ode to the beating heart of The Simpsons, a role model to a generation of women—and to Yeardley Smith, who’s been bringing Lisa to life for 30 years. [Vanity Fair]