Any celebration of how far women have come needs to recognise how far we have to go. Real change is about new ways of thinking rather than new faces, says Rachel Willcox.
Articles celebrating 100 years of women in chartered accountancy
Throughout 2019 and 2020, ICAEW is publishing a series of articles describing the past and current situation of female chartered accountants. They form part of the celebrations of female chartered accountants that are taking place during Fiona Wilkinson's presidential tenure.
6 March 2020: ICAEW celebrates 100 years of women in chartered accountancy with a full programme of centenary initiatives, along with ways to engage with International Women’s Day 2020.
5 February 2020: while last year saw a record number of women on FTSE 350 boards, closing the gender pay gap is not a straightforward task. What can businesses do to address gender imbalances and why does it make good business sense to do so?
8 January 2020: being overboarded – or serving on more than three corporate boards – is emerging as a women’s issue. In MSCI’s Women on Boards 2019 Progress Report, 22% of women were found to be overboarded compared with 12% of men.
In celebration of 100 years of women as chartered accountants, economia asked ICAEW’s early female members to tell us their stories
Sophie Rhodes talks about returning to financial management after a seven-year maternity leave
When Anthea Morris was made redundant, she took the opportunity to reboot her life
KPMG joins EY in achieving gender parity on its UK executive board
IRIS Software Group CEO Elona Mortimer-Zhika shares what drives her
Three women are among 20 new partners promoted in EY Middle East and North Africa (MENA)