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    Jan 23

    In the era, is the only way to close the gender leadership gap with quotas and hard targets? Join as we discuss live from The World Economic Forum in Davos.

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  2. Feb 13

    ., , , will take the summit at the end of the month. Get the full lineup --->

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  3. Feb 12

    Watch: CEO Gary Barker argued quotas overcome power and privilege at . {sponsored by }

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  4. Feb 11
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  5. Feb 11

    ., CEO of , discussed the dire need for diversity in leadership, now more than ever, at . {sponsored by }

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  6. Feb 11

    Watch: argues for a comprehensive, holistic approach that will lead to cultural and organizational change at {sponsored by }

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  7. Jan 29

    The 2019 is less than one month away! Looking forward to welcoming , , , , and more.

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    Jan 23

    “To make meaningful progress & create a more equal world, we need to tackle bias, spark conversations and change mindsets.” – Carolyn Tastad, our Group President, North America & Executive Sponsor, Gender Equality, at the on how to close the gender leadership gap

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  9. Jan 23

    Thank you for joining the . If you enjoyed today’s conversation, check back on this channel for live videos from the debate.

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  10. Jan 23

    The audience voted with an applause at . Each side had vocal supporters, but in the end, it was the ‘For’ of the motion that carried.

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  11. Jan 23

    Final rebuttals for the ‘Against’ side, led by , stated that it’s not just a portion of board seats that should be ‘reserved’ for women. ‘Every board seat should be a seat that is open to women.’

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  12. Jan 23

    The ‘For’ side is called upon to give a closing rebuttal. makes a last argument for quotas, saying, ‘Start with the number, but then make the numbers count. The transformation can’t rely on just one small section for society.’

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  13. Jan 23

    "It’s not fixing the women, the change we need is fixing the behaviors & systems that perpetuate bias and the global gender gap — Carolyn Tastad, President, North America & Executive Sponsor, Gender Equality, on closing the gender leadership gap.

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  14. Jan 23

    ., our first judge to give feedback at , emphasizes the point of parental leave raised by the ‘For’ team. ‘Men have discovered the benefits of being part of gender balance. We have to stop talking about this as a zero-sum game.’

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  15. Jan 23

    The first speaker on the ‘Against’ side, , takes us back to first principles. “When you institute quotas and targets, you create unintended consequences. We want to have access to all the roles on the board — not just one or two.”

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  16. Jan 23

    Gary Barker, CEO of Promundo, opened the ‘For’ team, arguing: ‘Quotas say the elephant in the room is power and privilege. The data shows again and again that they shift the norms.’ The ‘For’ team also brings in a call for paternity leave.’

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  17. Jan 23

    “The rate of progression of board diversity is glacial. Women of color are especially underrepresented in board leadership,” stated judge, . ”What are we going to do about it?” she asked.

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  18. Jan 23

    Debaters against the motion include , and Avid Larizadeh, COO at Kobalt Music.

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  19. Jan 23

    The full motion of the : This house believes that in the era, the only way to close the gender leadership gap is with quotas and hard targets. Debaters for the motion include , and Gary Barker, CEO of Promundo.

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  20. Jan 23

    Special thanks to our sponsor for supporting .

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