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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Personal Observations, Experiences and Thoughts on Diversity in the Commercial Real Estate Industry, by Susan J. Booth

Commercial real estate covers the world, quite literally. Every bit of land, water and air around the world is real estate in its broadest sense. If it is not a residence or publicly-held, then it is probably commercial real estate. I vividly remember falling in[…]

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Vivian Liberman explains how BLP Costa Rica became a UNDP ‘Company That Promotes Gender Equality’

Vivian Liberman is a recognised banking partner at the Costa Rican office of BLP, a member of the Steering Committee of the ‘Women in the Profession’ program at the Vance Center in New York, and the founder and coordinator of the Costa Rican chapter. At[…]

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