Shattering glass

Nancy McCulver* thought she struck gold when, in the late 1980s, she went to work for a large, multinational bank based in the U.S. The only woman on a team specializing in international mergers and acquisitions, with an eye on hedge fund management. Her science and math background certainly helped. The job involved complex matters[…]

Women losing traction in the boardroom

Canada will lose a competitive edge if women continue to be a significant minority in corporate boardrooms, suggests a recent report released by Catalyst, a non-profit research organization specializing in diversity issues. The study, released in June, suggests that the persistent under-representation of women on corporate boards and the slow pace of change may have[…]

The Success Factor

The next time you are shopping in the area, drop by and see me. Imagine if this is how a client or broker attempted to initiate a business relationship with you? Lynne Triffon, CFP, R.F.P., vice-president and senior financial planner at T.E. Wealth, doesn’t have to imagine. It was the late 1980s and Triffon had[…]

Women not represented in boardroom: study

Canada will lose a competitive edge if women continue to be a significant minority in corporate boardrooms, suggests a recent report released today by Catalyst, a leading non-profit research organization. In fact, the study suggests that the persistent under-representation of women on corporate boards and the extremely slow pace of change may have disturbing implications[…]