About EWF International

Female leaders are great for business, but they’re still not being promoted or funded on pace with their male peers. EWF International commits to helping change that. For over 20 years, EWF has provided peer advisory forums & leadership development programming for women at all career stages.

5 Gender Parity and DEI Foci for Companies in 2022

The verdict is in, diversity is good for business at all organization levels. Those who have paved the way, the early adopters who prioritized gender parity and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) foci, reaped the benefits during 2021’s Great Resignation. They have picked up some of the best mid-career talent available by angling their hiring ...

By |2021-12-28T08:50:09-06:00January 17th, 2022|Blog, Leadership|

The Importance of Corporate Leadership Diversity

Part of being a strong leader is understanding your experience, perspective, and awareness are limited, and that finding ways for your leadership to broaden its capabilities will help strengthen your organization. Consider this simple illustration: If everyone you work with only knows how to use a hammer and they’re suddenly handed screws, what do you ...

By |2021-11-22T11:52:53-06:00December 26th, 2021|Blog, Leadership|

7 Things Career Women Need to Know About Lean In’s Latest Women in the Workplace Report

The release of a new Women in the Workplace report from Lean In always conjures up ambivalent emotions. On the positive side, it’s undeniable that there are more efforts toward female representation in corporate America than ever before. Yet, seeing the movement in the right direction in such small measurements year after year can be ...

By |2021-11-22T11:54:41-06:00December 15th, 2021|Blog, Leadership|

Why Every Executive Woman Needs A Peer Advisory Forum

According to Catalyst’s 2020 report, the number of women in senior management roles reached 29% globally. While this is a significant milestone, there’s no denying we have a long way to go. According to the International Labour Organization, women are overrepresented in support roles such as administration while being underrepresented in most senior leadership roles. ...

By |2021-10-29T10:34:46-05:00November 29th, 2021|Blog, Leadership|

Wait… Burn Out and Equity are Related??!

This article is a guest post by Dr. Tana M. Session Hello October! Fall is finally here which means we're in the full swing of work. This month I want to talk about burnout because oftentimes during this period, we push ourselves a lot harder than usual. We just had the slow summer months and ...

By |2021-10-28T10:44:22-05:00November 1st, 2021|Blog, Leadership|

Understanding the Workplace Barriers Facing Women of Color

Women continue to be a growing portion of the modern workforce, often competing with male counterparts for positions and advancement in a workplace that traditionally favors the promotion and success of men. The largest and most numerous of these workplace barriers are set against women of color. These workplace barriers have led to issues, struggles, ...

By |2021-09-29T10:29:07-05:00October 11th, 2021|Blog, Leadership|

How to Become a Great Mentor

Mentorship is an important part of being an experienced and influential leader. While mentorship often focuses on mentees’ value, mentorship is also an important and developmental experience for executive leaders. First, being a mentor keeps you close to the work of your juniors and clear on the challenges they have to address. Beyond staying relevant ...

By |2021-09-29T10:30:20-05:00September 27th, 2021|Blog, Leadership|

Women in Executive Leadership: Emotional Intelligence

Executive leadership is slowly moving towards gender parity. More women than ever before hold executive leadership roles in companies; however, women still comprise the minority of executive leaders across the board, making up around 29%. This minority position presents women executives with challenges that are similar and dissimilar to those faced by their male counterparts. ...

By |2021-08-26T10:09:46-05:00September 13th, 2021|Blog, Leadership|
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