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Happy Australia Day 2018

Happy Australia Day to all of our friends down under! Leading Women and Lighthouse have teamed up once again in conjunction with AMCHAM to run a training program for women leaders on 20 & 21 February in Melbourne. The Purpose, Power, Presence for Middle Managers™ program is based on 40 years of Susan Colantuono and Leading Women's proprietary research into women's career de-railers. Susan is internationally known as an expert in women's leadership development, gender dynamics and hidden gender bias. Susan’s TED talk on Closing the Leadership Gender Gap has been viewed by over 3.5 million, translated into 23 languages and reviewed by Fortune, The Washington Post and The Guardian as one of the five videos that will change the way you work.
5 min read | Samantha Furbush Taraskiewicz
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3.5 Million Views and Counting...

It has been a little over 4 years since Leading Women CEO, Susan Colantuono, took the stage at TEDxBeacon Street and we are happy to announce that 'The career advice you probably didn't get' has now surpassed 3,500,000 views! We would like to take this time to thank you for your support of Leading Women and your commitment to closing the leadership gender gap.
1 min read | Samantha Furbush Taraskiewicz
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Closing the Gender Gap The Missing 33%® TED Leading Women

Empowering Women in Tech to Reach the Top

Last year, Leading Women partnered with the data storage and protection company Veeam to launch their initiative Women in Green (WIG). WIG invests in time, resources, and networking opportunities for their female work population. Mentoring is one of the components of the WIG initiative — and, most importantly, it’s one of the elements of diversity and inclusion initiatives that actually works. Here’s the story: As a company in the technology sector, you might not expect Veeam to be extraordinarily woman-centric. After all, the industry gets a bad rap for being, as the Atlantic put it earlier this year, “awful to women.” But Veeam is striving to be a billion-dollar company — and their executives know that they can’t achieve that goal unless everyone at the company is contributing.
6 min read | Samantha Furbush Taraskiewicz
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Thank you, Australia!

It was a great joy and pleasure to celebrate International Women's Day 2017 in Australia with Lighthouse Group, American Chamber of Commerce, Engineers Australia, Medtronic, Treasury Wine Estates, and Westpac! Thank you all for the most amazing and inspiring week. Here are some photo highlights from the week's 11 distinct presentations with over 2500+ women and men who care about closing the leadership gender gap in Australia:
2 min read | Susan Colantuono
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International Women's Day 2017 - Leading Women in Australia

Want to see Leading Women in action? Leading Women's CEO, Susan Colantuono, will be in Australia for International Women's Day. Susan and partners, Lighthouse Group, will be teaming up to present Leading Women's innovative leadership development curriculum. 7-Mar: Melbourne - Advancing Women in Leadership Masterclass 8-Mar: Melbourne - Engineers Australia International Women's Day Events 8-Mar: Melbourne - American Chamber of Commerce Afternoon High Tea 9-Mar: Sydney - American Chamber of Commerce Breakfast 9-Mar: Sydney - Engineers Australia International Women's Day Events
9 min read | Samantha Furbush Taraskiewicz
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Gudde Moien! Bonjour! Guten Morgen! Good Morning from Luxembourg!

Leading Women is excited to announce our new full-time location in Europe! I am delighted to be establishing Leading Women's permanent office in the the European Union. Having a European base in Luxembourg will give us the opportunity to better serve our European and British clients.
1 min read | Samantha Furbush Taraskiewicz
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