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  • Be Inspired encourages female leadership in retail
  • Be Inspired encourages female leadership in retail
    Sebastiaan ter Burg (2016) ©

Be Inspired encourages female leadership in retail

Women control the vast majority of consumer spending globally, but there’s a huge lack of women in top positions within the retail industry. With diversity in leadership proven to be beneficial for employees and businesses alike, Be Inspired is trying to address this imbalance.



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    What are the characteristics of a good leader? Being assertive and powerful, or empathetic and ethical? Canvas8 spoke with Danielle Harlan, CEO of the Center for Advancing Leadership and Human Potential and author of The New Alpha, to learn what effective leadership looks like in 2017 and beyond.

  • Article image The Enternship: helping women get back into work

    The PR industry favours the young, but often requires employees to work past retirement age. Knowing that it may be hard to find your place if you’re not part of Gen Y, Wunderlich Kaplan Communications is offering a new internship to women over 40. But is age really just a number?

  • Article image Ellevest: closing the gender investment gap

    Nine in ten women will have to manage their own finances at some point in their lives, yet many of them are underinvested. Ellevest is a female-only platform that aims to change that, using long-term goals rather than short-term wins to overhaul an industry that’s largely oriented towards men.

  • Women in Germany earn a quarter less than men Women in Germany earn a quarter less than men

    Gender inequality has long been present in the workplace, with the pay gap remaining a hotly debated issue. In Germany, this inequality is rife, with women still earning a quarter less than men on average, and being underrepresented among the top jobs nationwide.