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NEWSLETTER 15.04.16  


TREAT US DIFFERENTLY BUT EQUALLY!


Belgium, is the worst performers in Europe when it comes to the number of female entrepreneurs. And Europe is the worst of the world. It’s high time that changed. In Europe, women make up 60% of university graduates. Globally, they are better educated than men. They have 80% of the purchasing power on consumer goods. So women ARE the market. There are almost as many working women as there are men. In the US women exceed men.

Written by: Isabella Lenarduzzi

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JUMP Editorialists

JUMP Editorialists



ET SI CERTAINS HOMMES N’AVAIENT TOUT SIMPLEMENT PAS ENVIE DE FAIRE CARRIÈRE ?

Les études et sondages en disent plus sur ceux qui les font et les relaient que sur celles et ceux qui y répondent. Dernière en date, reprise par Peggy Sastre dans L’Obs : une étude de chercheuses de la Harvard Buisness School interroge les hommes et les femmes sur leurs ambitions professionnelles et conclut (surprise !) que les femmes estiment le progrès professionnel « bien moins désirable que d’autres objectifs de vie ». Le titre de l’article remet sournoisement les femmes à « leur » place : « Et si certaines femmes n’avaient tout simplement pas envie de faire carrière ? ».

Written by: Isabelle Germain · Source: lesnouvellesnews

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TIME TO SHATTER MY GLASS SLIPPER

Taking the escalator on the way to work one morning, catching a glimpse of blue sky on the way up, I realized- I feel successful, finally. A beautiful work in progress in my own right, complete without a significant other.

Written by: Megan Jones · Source: 3plusinternational.com

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READY TO BRING YOUR BRAVERY OUT? TEN TIPS ON HOW TO BE(COME) UNSTOPPABLE

Take courage, sift vulnerability with self-awareness, pour and toss discomfort a little at a time, blend the whole in dialogue, stir thoroughly, cook over passion’s heat. Voilà, briefly, the recipe to be unstoppable according to CISCO. The IT multinational company organised a full-day conference on Women of Impact on March 10th. Women from 76 countries around the world gathered online to listen to outstanding speakers. Here are the highlights from JUMP: the Top Ten Tips on how to be(come) unstoppable.

Written by: Luisa De Paula · Source: jump.eu.com

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Advance your career

Advance your career


THE DATING GAP: WHY THE ODDS ARE STACKED AGAINST FEMALE GRADUATES FINDING A LIKE-MINDED MAN

More women than men are graduating in many countries – but according to Date-onomics, a new book on hook-up culture, there’s a downside: there may not be enough educated men to go round. Is it time to widen the search?

Source: theguardian.com

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HONE YOUR SKILLS

Set Limits With Toxic People
We all know at least one person who seems incapable of taking “No” for an answer. Despite your best efforts to set boundaries with them, they just keep crossing the line. That person might be a co-worker, a friend, or a family member.

Source: womenworking.com

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WHEN WORK INVOLVES SOCIALISING- KNOWING WHAT’S APPROPRIATE AND WHAT’S NOT ?

Depending on the interaction, socialising with your co-workers can be beneficial or detrimental.. Imagine that it’s your company’s annual Christmas/holiday party. ( They are not to far away.) The lighting is soft, the music is loud, and everyone is having a good time. However, a few of your team members are having a little TOO much fun. Their group is the loudest in the room, and they’ve all had more than a few drinks.

Source: linkedin.com

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TAKE CHARGE: HOW WOMEN CAN RAISE THEIR LEADERSHIP STOCK

Women who want to be seen as better leaders in the workplace, need to be more assertive when working with others, new research finds. When working in groups, women get more credit for their leadership than men do when exhibiting assertive and take-charge behaviors, according to a study recently published in the Academy of Management Journal.

Source: lead-eu.net

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WAAROM (JONGE) VROUWEN VAKER OPGEBRAND RAKEN

Te druk? Op het randje van burn-out? Vaak heeft dat een heel andere oorzaak dan te veel werk, laat TNO-onderzoek zien. Naomi Ellemers, sociaal psycholoog en Universiteitshoogleraar aan de Universiteit Utrecht, verklaart waarom vrouwen vaker burn-outklachten hebben dan mannen.

Source: opzij.nl

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WHY WOMEN DON’T APPLY FOR JOBS UNLESS THEY’RE 100% QUALIFIED

WYou’ve probably heard the following statistic: Men apply for a job when they meet only 60% of the qualifications, but women apply only if they meet 100% of them. The finding comes from a Hewlett Packard internal report, and has been quoted in Lean In, The Confidence Code and dozens of articles.

Source: hbr.org

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5 SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS TIPS FOR FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS

In recent years, the sheer amount of women that have taken the leap of faith to become successful business owners has drastically increased. Success in a new venture can mean the difference between a daily 9-5 slog and flexible hours, being your own boss, and enjoying more quality time with your family.

Source: projecteve.com

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3 WAYS TO DEAL WITH ANGER WHEN IT GETS THE BEST OF YOU

When their company was bought Ann and Stewart had the opportunity to be a part of a much larger organization. Both were extremely good at their work, and their revenues each year kept hitting the targets that had been set. Then something began to happen that was troubling to Ann.

Source: qz.com

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5 INDICES POUR DÉMASQUER LE SYNDROME DE L’IMPOSTEUR

Malgré leurs succès, les personnes visées par le syndrome de l’imposteur sont convaincues que leur réussite est due à un concours de circonstances, à leur travail acharné ou à leurs relations professionnelles. Il ne leur vient pas à l’idée que leurs compétences soient au cœur de leur succès.

Source: qz.com

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COMPANIES AND GENDER


GENDER PAY GAP ‘MAY TAKE 118 YEARS TO CLOSE’ – WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM

The World Economic Forum believes it will take another 118 years – or until 2133 – until the global pay gap between men and women is finally closed. Women are only now earning the amount that men did in 2006, data from the WEF’s Global Gender Gap report says.

Written by: Naomi Grimley · Source: bbc.com

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CHANGING INDUSTRY STEREOTYPES CAN INCREASE WOMEN IN STEM

Do we really have to paint a picture to make the serious under-representation of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematical (STEM) fields any clearer? YES, decided the faculty at New Jersey Institute of Technology, who have released the infograph, “Are Stereotypes Keeping Women Away from Science?”

Source: theglasshammer.com

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PWN EVENING: DO MEN WANT EQUALITY?

At the Senate Speaker’s dinner on November 12, once again since 2012, PWN broke from the tradition of having female guests and role models. PWN gave the floor to a man whose opinions, commitments and acts made him an almost obvious choice.

Written by: Fabrice GOYI · Source: pwnparis.ne

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WENIGER KRITISCH ALS DER TITEL: DAS SYMPOSIUM FRAUEN AUF DEM WEG NACH OBEN – SCHNELLER MIT DER QUOTE?

Die Frauenquote kann als Ergebnis einer ebenso langen wie unausgewogenen Auseinandersetzung gesehen werden: Die BefürworterInnen nutzten die politische Bühne und zahllose Veranstaltungen zur mantrahaften Verbreitung von Behauptungen, wie z. B. es gäbe zu wenig Entwicklung, ...

Written by: DiversityTeam · Source: diversitymine.eu

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C’EST EN PRIORITÉ AU TRAVAIL QUE LA DISCRIMINATION HOMME/FEMME SE MANIFESTE.

L’égalité des femmes et des hommes loin d’être acquise en Belgique… C’est la conclusion principale du rapport d’activités 2014 de l’Institut pour l’égalité des femmes et des hommes, rapport publié à l’approche de la Journée internationale des droits humains célébrée le 10 décembre.

Source: peoplesphere.be

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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION INCREASES IN WORKING REALITIES BUT GENDER GAPS AND SEGREGATION PERSIST

While D&I work is often focusing on managers and employees with a formal professional degree, the majority of men and women work in jobs ‘on the floor’. How much do we know about their working realities and the diversity aspects that matter for them? ...

Written by: DiversityTeam · Source: diversitymine.eu

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INTERNATIONALE VOORBEELDEN BELEID TOPVROUWEN

Atria onderzocht in 7 Europese landen hoe het staat met ‘vrouwen in de top’ bij de grootste ondernemingen. Vooral bij de bestuurders loopt Nederland niet voorop: slechts 9% is een vrouw.

Source: atria.nl

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LES FEMMES ET LE MARCHÉ DU TRAVAIL AU LUXEMBOURG

La Fondation Idea a élaboré une série de six contributions, intitulée «Chômage et marché du travail dans tous leurs états: c’est ‘graphe’ docteur?». Elles offrent plusieurs angles de vue sur le marché du travail luxembourgeois, dont la quatrième abordera l’insertion des femmes.

Written by: Michel-Édouard · Source: paperjam.lu

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WHY GIRLS MUST BE ENCOURAGED TO PLAY SPORT – SO THEY CAN SUCCEED AS WOMEN IN BUSINESS

The number of girls playing team sports at schools is rocketing – and that’s good news for future business prospects. Data released from the Independent School’s Football Association has revealed that the number of schools offering football to girls has soared from 12 to 120 in five years.

Written by: Heather Jackson · Source: www.cityam.com

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BUSINESS SCHOOLS MUST ELIMINATE GENDER INEQUALITY

Sobering figures show why an International Women’s Day is still so vital. Including for business schools. Every International Women’s Day we ask ourselves the same question: is this still relevant? Is gender equality still an issue in an era in which Dominique Leroy was voted Manager of the Year, the German chancellor is a woman and Hillary Clinton has entered the home straight and may possibly be elected first female President of the United States?

Written by: Marion Debruyne · Source: www.vlerick.com

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MEER VROUWEN PROMOVEREN

Vorig jaar promoveerden er bijna net zo veel vrouwen als mannen aan de Nederlandse universiteiten. Aan de UT neemt het aantal vrouwelijk gepromoveerden geleidelijk toe, maar is het verschil groter dan het landelijke gemiddelde.

Source: utnieuws.nl

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WOMEN ARE BETTER AT USING SOFT SKILLS

According to new research by the Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, women score higher than men on nearly all emotional intelligence competencies, except emotional self-control, where no gender differences are observed.

Source: HR one

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THE ONLY PEOPLE WHO AREN’T PENALIZED FOR PROMOTING DIVERSITY AT WORK ARE WHITE MEN

If we’re ever going to reach gender equality, it may have to be white men who lead the charge. New research shows that managers are actively penalized for promoting diversity in the workforce, regardless of gender or race—unless they are white men.

Source: qz.com

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CAN DIGITAL CLOSE THE GENDER GAP AT WORK?


To mark its celebration of International Women’s Day 2016, Accenture has conducted a global survey investigating how digital is impacting women’s careers. Each year, Accenture in Belgium and Luxembourg joins other Accenture practices around the world to celebrate International Women’s Day. With more than 130,000 women working for Accenture around the globe, it’s a big celebration! The 2016 ...

Source: digital2020.be

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Advance your career

JUMP HUB


Join the network of committed companies to gender equality

The Gender Equality Hub organises working sessions 4 times a year concerning essential equality tools (in Brussels from 12:00 to 15:30):

Programme 2016

21/04

How to measure the gender equality impact on business performance?

17/05

change of date
How to tackle hidden obstacles holding women back: office politics, unconscious bias, self-sabotage, corporate culture, etc.

27/09

How to attract women: best recruitment practices

22/11

Strategic planning & accountability: how to make your gender equality plan a success


Info and registration: www.jump.eu.com



Active Motherhood

INSPIRING WOMEN


FOUR LEADERS WHO EXEMPLIFY INCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP

Catalyst’s global research has linked four key behaviors to inclusion: empowerment, accountability, courage, and humility—or “EACH,” as in “each and every one of us” has the power to develop these traits.

Source: onthemarc.org

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SIX CHEFFES D’ENTREPRISE D’EXCEPTION RECONNUES CRÉATRICES D’AVENIR

Le 8 décembre 2015, au cinéma Etoile Saint-Germain, Initiative Ile-de-France a dévoilé le nom des six lauréates 2015 de son concours Créatrices d’Avenir.

Source: horizonentrepreneurs.fr

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Active Motherhood

ACTIVE MOTHERHOOD



I’M GOING TO SAY IT OUT LOUD FINALLY! “MAMA MAFIA, TREAT ME LIKE A PERSON, NOT A FAILED WOMAN”

I don’t have kids. I don’t want kids. I’m not sterile. I do have (great) sex with my husband. I’m not trying and failing to have kids. I don’t want IVF.
Childless state
But above all I don’t want sympathetic looks from the Mama Mafia, as if I somehow don’t have the brain cells to know when...

Source: 3plusinternational.com

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CAREER AND MOTHERHOOD DO MIX

Veronika Pountcheva went back to work just 13 days after her second child was born. Veronika, who is now Vice President METRO Group, Managing Director METRO Cash & Carry, Bulgaria and a member of the LEAD advisory board, cut short her maternity leave in order to open the METRO business in Russia. However, she sees no conflict between motherhood and career. “Having to make a choice between the two is nonsense and society has a role to discourage this stigma.

Source: Lead Network

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Books selection

Books selection


4 PHASES OF WOMEN’S CAREERS: BECOMING GENDER BILINGUAL

Author: Avivah Wittenberg-Cox

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A FRESH LOOK AT WOMEN NETWORKS

Author: Veronika hucke

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BYE BYE LES MACHOS EST DANS LES LIBRAIRIES

Author: Didier Van Bruyssel

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MAN ENOUGH? DONALD TRUMP, HILLARY CLINTON AND THE POLITICS OF PRESIDENTIAL MASCULINITY

Author: JACKSON KATZ

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Agenda

Agenda


15/04

Ixelles
CREDOINUNSOLODIO

18/04

Flagey
WOMEN IN MEDIA

25/04
26/4

Brussels
http://www.blogjump.eu/?p=31282

18/05

Diegem
INTERNATIONAL COACHING WEEK 2016- WORKSHOP



10/05

Stockholm
GENDER EQUALITY IN THE C-SUITE & BOARDROOM

19/05

Paris
PRIX DE LA FEMME INGÉNIEURE pour l’opération "INGENIEUSES 2016"

31/05

01/06

Paris
PROGRESSIVE ECONOMIES, INCLUSIVE SOCIETIES

16/06

Bruxelles
ENTREPRISES ENGAGÉES CONTRE LES VIOLENCES FAITES AUX FEMMES

15/09

FRANCE
FEMMES EN VUE - CONCOURS

19/04/2016

WORKSHOP

WORKING IN TRANSPORT – WHERE ARE THE WOMEN?

The European Commission organizes a workshop in the framework of the 6th Transport Research Arena (Warsaw 18-21 April 2016)

The involvement of women in transport research and science has been an important topic for several years; gender-based needs and behaviour have been studied and adequate solutions have been recommended to policy makers and implementers. Nonetheless the presence of women in the transport job market is still below the average of other sectors.

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