Tag Archives: gender equality

Helping women make shift happen in the global south

I am pleased as punch to have been elected to the Board of Directors for WOCAN. Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN) is a global non-profit organisation working out of Bangkok, Thailand to make demonstrable, measurable change in women’s lives. It is a vast networked organisation that focuses on women’s […]

Initiatives to close the corporate gender gap gaining attention and momentum

EDGE Certified Foundation made the news in September 2014 as the first US-based Fortune 500 company, L’Oréal USA, achieved certification to the EDGE standard. The standard measures a company’s commitment to and progress on closing the gender gap in the workplace. Based on the idea that “what gets measured, gets done”, the EDGE standard focuses on […]

Shift is happening!

Copyright: EDGE Certified Foundation

I am proud and excited to announce that I am the new Executive Director of the EDGE Certified Foundation. EDGE stands for Economic Dividends for Gender Equality. EDGE is a global certification scheme created in Switzerland and is dedicated to closing the workplace gender gap. This voluntary scheme takes a systemic and strategic approach to […]