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Articles celebrating 100 years of women in chartered accountancy

Throughout 2019 and 2020, ICAEW published a series of articles describing the past and current situation of female chartered accountants. They formed part of the celebrations of female chartered accountants that took place during Fiona Wilkinson's presidential tenure.

Women on boards - how do we reach equality?

14-07-2021

The pandemic has pushed back gender parity across the UK FTSE 350 to 2036, with women holding just 22% of all executive committee roles. Just 15 of the top companies have female chief executives. While we’ve made some progress in recent years, what needs to change to reach true equality? ICAEW's Susanna Di Feliciantonio and Jane Berney discuss the issue with a panel of experts.

Black History Month summit speaker Sonia Brown

06-11-2020

Sonia Brown is an award-winning business communicator, brand strategist, diversity maverick and connector. An authority on many areas of business, leadership, sales and marketing, she founded the National Black Women’s Network.

Gender imbalance: bridging the boardroom gap

05-02-2020

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?

Women more likely to be on several boards than men

08-01-2020

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.

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