Woman's History Month

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Woman's History Month

We are developing a series of 4 blogs from some of our top women executives. These blogs will feature content around the theme of Woman's History Month.

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The Opportunity for Women Leaders to Excel in the Global Economy is Now
Rohini Anand, PHD  Senior Vice President & Global Chief Diversity Officer for Sodexo Today, only 26 women lead Fortune 500 companies and just 17 percent of all board members are women. Compound this with the fact that a mere 28 percent of those firms have only one...
Apr 3, 2015 10:45 AM ET
Gender Balance Means Better Business Performance
As Women’s History Month comes to a close, Gerri Mason Hall, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, reflects on one of her personal passions – the importance of inclusion in the workplace and its role in attracting, engaging and retaining future leaders. When organizations foster an environment of inclusion all employees, both men and women, thrive and succeed. ...
Mar 31, 2015 3:30 PM ET
Taking a Mindful Approach to Business can Improve Performance
Deborah HeckerVice President, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility, Sodexo There is an enormous payoff when employees bring their whole selves to work. A culture where employees are fully engaged drives productivity and performance. But what happens when stress, anxiety and lack of focus interfere with work? According to research by Dr. Ruth Wolever, Ph.D.,...
Mar 17, 2015 8:00 AM ET
Making it Happen: Creating New Pathways for Women Leaders
Lorna DonatoneCOO and Education Market President, Sodexo Some people believe leadership is about genetics – you are born a leader. In rare cases, I’ve encountered people who have a natural talent and ability to lead others. However, the vast majority of successful leaders are made. Like me, they grow into their positions of authority through life experiences, lessons learned,...
Mar 9, 2015 11:00 AM ET
The Path to Leadership is Not Always a Straight Line
Jennifer WilliamsonSenior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Sodexo In relation to Women’s History Month, a junior manager recently asked me “what inspired you to become a leader?” I had to ponder her question because there was no silver bullet or magic moment...
Mar 4, 2015 2:00 PM ET