International Women's Day provides us with an opportunity to reflect on the achievements and contributions of women and how they continue to shape the future of women in leadership. There are two key areas that stand out in my mind that are crucial to moving the needle for women in leadership in the future.
Jennifer Tory is responsible for RBC’s banking businesses in Canada and the Caribbean. A champion and sponsor of diversity throughout her 30-plus year career, Jennifer is the recipient of the 2011 Catalyst Canada Honour for championing women in business, and was recognized by Women’s Executive Network as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women in 2010 and 2015. She was also awarded the Queen’s Jubilee Medal in 2013 and recently won the 2016 Leading Executive Ally Award from Out on Bay Street.
As we near the end of Financial Literacy Month, it's a good time to remind us all that financial literacy is something that should be an ongoing journey of learning and practice. Taking charge of one's financial future is a continual process, not a one-and-done task.
11/29/2016 02:31 EST
In the LGBTQ community, "coming out" means the voluntary self-disclosure of one's sexual orientation and/or gender identity. I believe that coming out means a person feels they can be completely free to be true to themselves and live authentically. It's a fundamental right, and one that everyone deserves equally.
10/11/2016 08:12 EDT
I'm often asked about the most valuable steps that people should take to further their careers -- especially as the fall approaches and people are back to work with a refreshed sense of ambition. While several things will move your CV to the top of the pile -- academic excellence, measurable accomplishments and impressive recommendations -- this is a surefire where to make you stand out from the crowd.
09/01/2016 09:32 EDT
Many people may think it's really just a matter of time until true equality for women and men is achieved. Saying it's a matter of time is too often an excuse for maintaining the status quo. We need to keep our eye firmly on the ball and put in place deliberate steps to change how things are, into how you want them to be.
03/08/2016 12:16 EST
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