Growing confidence through empowerment: What women need to advance in travel
Growing confidence through empowerment: What women need to advance in travel
By Cady Wolf - Sojern  | November 6, 2019
Men are 70% more likely to hold executive positions over women - but what's holding women back? The system, the industry or something else? Read More
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Q&A: ATPCO's Beth Taylor on looking past the C-suite, diversifying voices and leadership programs
Q&A: ATPCO's Beth Taylor on looking past the C-suite, diversifying voices and leadership programs
By Jill Menze | October 9, 2019
ATPCO's Lead From the Front program aims to serve employees from all levels of the company - not just those on a management track. Read More
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IATA launches campaign to advance gender diversity in airline industry
By Corinne Wan - WebInTravel  | October 7, 2019
As part of its efforts to push for more female airline executives, IATA has launched the 25by2025 campaign. Read More
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For women in travel, the path to leadership is often a road without a map
By Cara Whitehill - Traxo  | October 2, 2019
Graham Greene, the famous British writer and MI6 agent, wrote a fascinating and hilarious travelogue about his monthlong trek through the wilds of Liberia, in coastal West Africa, called Journey... Read More
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TAKE A SURVEY and let your voice be heard on gender equity in travel
TAKE A SURVEY and let your voice be heard on gender equity in travel
By PhocusWire | September 23, 2019
Take 10 minutes to share your experiences and opinions on gender equity in travel and receive free Phocuswright research in return. Read More
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Evaluating the C-suite: A dearth of women at the top
By Jamie Biesiada - Travel Weekly  | September 9, 2019
The travel industry is built largely on the backs of women, yet female leadership in the C-suite and the investment companies that own stakes in large agencies or travel companies is still lacking. Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 3 - Polina Raygorodskaya of Wanderu
How I Got Here, episode 3 - Polina Raygorodskaya of Wanderu
By Kevin May | September 5, 2019
For the third episode, PhocusWire's Kevin May and David Litwak from Mozio chat with Polina Raygorodskaya, co-founder and CEO at Wanderu. Read More
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On the road to gender parity... are we there yet?
On the road to gender parity... are we there yet?
By Traci Mercer - Sabre Travel Network  | August 20, 2019
As an idealistic young woman, I was confident that, after the decades of accomplishments from women, we had proved that gender has no bearing on intelligence - yet a striking gender imbalance in... Read More
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More than gender: Why travel tech companies need to hire diverse talent
More than gender: Why travel tech companies need to hire diverse talent
By Charlotte Lamp Davies - A Bright Approach  | August 9, 2019
Global by definition implies inclusivity and diversity - for something to be global, everyone must be allowed to participate on equal terms. Can we really describe the travel technology industry as... Read More
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Sounding Off: Travelers are diverse, and leadership teams should be, too
By PhocusWire | July 26, 2019
Leadership roles at travel companies should reflect the demographics they're targeting. Read More
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Q&A: Vered Schwarz on how women in hospitality can break gender barriers in tech
Q&A: Vered Schwarz on how women in hospitality can break gender barriers in tech
By Jill Menze | July 24, 2019
Short-term rental software provider Guesty's chief operating officer believes women are uniquely positioned to break down the gender imbalance in travel technology. Read More
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VIDEO: Why women's leadership should be a priority for all travel technology companies
By Jill Menze | June 6, 2019
As part of Phocuswright's Women's Leadership Initiative, a panel joined us in the studio to discuss what actions companies can take to implement diversity tracks. Read More
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Listen up: How active listening can open doors to career growth
Listen up: How active listening can open doors to career growth
By Colleen Coulter - Facebook  | May 10, 2019
At its core, active listening is simply paying closer attention. Sounds straightforward, but in today’s world of distractions it’s easy to get lost in your own thoughts. Read More
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Women's Leadership Initiative comes to Phocuswright Europe
Women's Leadership Initiative comes to Phocuswright Europe
By Jill Menze | April 16, 2019
Following a successful debut at The Phocuswright Conference in November, the Women’s Leadership Initiative is coming to Amsterdam to kick off Phocuswright Europe on May 14. Read More
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Women's Leadership: Out with soft skills, in with strategic skills
Women's Leadership: Out with soft skills, in with strategic skills
By Kirsteene Phelan - Rome2Rio  | March 26, 2019
The use of terms like "soft skills" in business is a disservice to all in online travel, particularly to women. Here's why it's time to redefine the skill set. Read More
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