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Self-Awareness – How can we achieve it?

In my previous article featuring my interview with Dr. Andrea Welker, one of her suggestions for aspiring leaders was to have self-awareness. I totally agree with her but I was also curious to know if there were any steps/tips to … Continue reading

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Conversation Series: In conversation with the Associate Dean, Andrea Welker

I was lucky to have two different one-on-one opportunities to sit and chat with Andrea Welker, PhD, PE, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Engineering and Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Villanova University (VU). … Continue reading

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Conversation with Dean Deb Tyksinski

I first met with Dean Deborah Tyksinski (Founding Dean of the College of Professional Studies at Villanova University) a year ago when she attended an informational session on Toastmasters. I was working on founding a Toastmasters club for faculty and … Continue reading

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The latest numbers on women CEOs in public companies…..good or bad?

Strategy& (part of the PwC network of firms) annually highlights the incoming class of CEOs at the world’s largest 2,500 public companies in a report called CEO Success study. I recently read this report, which was published in strategy+business magazine. … Continue reading

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Great momentum but….

When I was living in India, more than a decade ago, the discussions regarding gender gap focused on preventing female foeticide, equal educational opportunities for all girls, ending violence against them, and making the communities safer. Economic empowerment of women was also … Continue reading

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My reflections on some parts of the ILO-Gallup Report

Here’s an article from the International Labour Organization’s Newsroom. It discusses the findings of the ILO-Gallup report, “Towards a better future for women and work: Voices of women and men ”. If you don’t have time to read the entire report, here’s a … Continue reading

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It is sheer coincidence that I am launching my blog – WomeNova Exchange – on 2017 International Women’s Day (IWD). I had been thinking of launching this blog since September 2016 but there was always something to distract me and had … Continue reading

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