Entries by WINiT4Women

The Global Woman: Managing risk factors female business travelers face requires preparation, awareness and unique understanding

While women have made great advances in education and employment, business travel can still pose specific concerns. As part of a company’s duty of care towards all its employees, risk managers should ensure that the unique needs of female travelers are always taken into consideration. Women face different and sometimes more complex security risks than men. Some reports state that statistically, sexual harassment, sexual assault and handbag theft are more likely to occur to women than men. However, there are also cultural and social norms in various countries which view women differently than in the United States, and women should not only be aware of them, but be prepared to meet them.

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GBTA Announces Executive Leadership Panel at GBTA Convention 2014

Executives to Share Views on Today’s Distribution Landscape Alexandria, VA (June 2014) —The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry—today announced a new panel to be featured on Center Stage at the GBTA Convention 2014, July 26-30, in Los Angeles: Executive Leadership Panel: A View Across The Distribution Landscape. Moderated […]

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Taking Back Bossy

By: Lori J. Bertman President/CEO Pennington Family Foundation; Co-Founder and Chair of The Center For Disaster Philanthropy For: Fortune View Original Article Are Companies Tackling Gender Disparity in the Workplace, Or Are We Just Paying Lipstick Service? Whoever said “It’s lonely at the top” must have been a female executive. Have you ever wondered why […]

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