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Catherine Mohr: ex-pat Kiwi at top of medical robot game

Written by Skye Wishart, 29.09.15
Global Women member Catherine Mohr wasn’t always a doctor at heart – she never was the little girl who dreamed of a career in medicine. Instead, she has always been a tinkerer. And now, as vice president of medical research at Intuitive Surgical, she...
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What would you do for your visibility challenge? Marae Tukere

Written by Global Women, 23.09.15
The Breakthrough Leaders programme launched a new concept this year entitled the “visibility challenge” where each participant must raise their profile against an issue or cause of importance to them. This is an exercise outside their comfort zone - resulting in an array of...
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Global Women partners celebrate success at White Camellia Awards 2015

Written by Global Women, 21.09.15
Huge congratulations to our partners Westpac, ANZ and Bell Gully for winning categories at the White Camellia Awards evening last Thursday. Driven by the EEO Trust, the White Camellia Awards recognise organisations that are promoting gender equity through the seven international United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles...
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Upcoming Suffragette movie screening with Global Women

Written by Global Women, 14.09.15
One hundred and twenty-two years ago on 19 September 1893, New Zealand became the first self-governing country in the world to grant all women the right to vote, after years of campaigning and petitioning. New Zealand was ahead of its game. It wasn’t until...
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Mihi Forbes, Monique Faleafa and Bo Li: panel on cultural intelligence

Written by Skye Wishart, 10.09.15
How culturally intelligent are we? On Tuesday Global Women hosted a powerful panel to provide insights into how you can further develop your cultural intelligence (CQ) and cross-cultural communication skills The panel included Māori investigative journalist Mihingarangi Forbes, managing director of Asiaworks Bo Li, and...