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Launch of the Superdiversity Stocktake

Written by Global Women, 04.11.15
The Superdiversity Stocktake was launched last night by prominent lawyer and Global Women member Mai Chen at the Auckland Art Gallery, from the new Superdiversity Centre for Law, Policy and Business. The centre is designed to help New Zealanders adapt to a super-diverse New Zealand,...
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Workplace cultural intelligence: Arihia Bennett from a Maori perspective

Written by Global Women, 28.10.15
New Zealand – particularly Auckland – has one of the most diverse workforces in the world, and smart cross-communication skills are becoming more critical than ever for diversity and inclusion. The best leaders understand communication patterns, norms, expectations and taboos across a spectrum of cultures. This...
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Little School founder Maria Johnson: leader profile

Written by Skye Wishart, 21.10.15
Teachers who turn to entrepreneurship bring to the table a mix of curiosity, caring and ambition – Global Women member Maria Johnson is just that, we caught up with her to learn more about her journey. Maria Johnson[] is the owner and managing director of the...
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Annah Stretton takes out EY Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award for RAW

Written by Global Women, 19.10.15
Congratulations to Global Women member Annah Stretton[] MNZM, who was last week announced as the winner of the EY Social Entrepreneur Of The Year Award, presented by ASB, as recognition for her work with RAW (Reclaim Another Woman). She joins a list of prestigious New...