Conversations about Women in Law: Singapore

In recent years, Singapore has been making huge strides towards positioning itself as a global legal hub. With the rapid growth in the legal market came marked changes in the gender makeup of this sector: in 1973, only 15 per cent of lawyers in Singapore[…]

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The Apollo Project: Agents for Change – An initiative from the InterLaw Diversity Forum and the Financial Times

The Apollo Project is a global cross-sector initiative for businesses and organisations of all sizes, which provides the practical tools needed to better embed more inclusive workplace practices and cultures to promote a meritocracy.  The Apollo Project seeks out and awards ground-breaking initiatives and examples[…]

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World Mental Health Day: Eliminating stigma, raising awareness and creating a healthy workplace with Gowling WLG

“Once you know that one in four of your staff could be experiencing mental health problems, then you can’t stand by.” It has been well documented that the legal profession does not lend itself to good mental health. The long hours, stressful decisions and perceived[…]

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Tackling Diversity Challenges in the Hospitality Sector with Violeta Longino

  You currently serve as Regional Leader of WAAG (Women at AccorHotels Generation). Tell me more about this initiative.     WAAG –Women at AccorHotels Generation – is an international network with more than 4,400 members worldwide aimed at overcoming gender stereotypes and promoting gender equality[…]

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Building Career Foundations: Networking Your Way to Partnership, by Jennifer Mikulina

Sixty years ago, McDermott became the second major US law firm to elect a woman partner, and our Firm remains committed to enabling opportunities for all. Through our Gender Diversity & Inclusion Committee (“GDIC”), we develop policies and initiatives to reinforce the Firm’s long-standing commitment[…]

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