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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
Opinion | Technology
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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Women in aviation: Why a diverse workforce is necessary to drive tech innovation
By Jill Menze | March 18, 2019
At the Aviation Summit 2019, four female airline CIOs discussed how having more women in leadership roles is critical to driving advancements in technology. Read More
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Ending the lip service - 3 steps for achieving gender parity in the travel industry
By Krista Pappas - Lola  | March 8, 2019
Here are three things you and your company can do right now to take actual steps toward a more equal, more diverse travel company.  Read More
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As travel workplaces get more competitive, ladies, it’s time to take your seat at the table
As travel workplaces get more competitive, ladies, it’s time to take your seat at the table
By Erika Moore - Travelport  | February 27, 2019
Too often, women in the workplace deal with gender‐biased judgements and work/life imbalance – especially in male-dominated industries. It's time to change that. Read More
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Q&A: Melissa Maher on Expedia Group's push for diversity and inclusion
By Siew Hoon Yeoh - WebInTravel | January 2, 2019
Melissa Maher, senior vice president at Expedia Group, is responsible for the “Leading 4 Change” program, which includes driving diversity and inclusion at the global travel company. Here, she talks... Read More
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In a world and industry ruled by technology, the important conversation is diversity in perspectives
By Siew Hoon Yeoh - Web in Travel | December 24, 2018
My first encounter with the author Ursula K Le Guin was through The Left Hand Of Darkness, which I read as a girl growing up in Penang, Malaysia. Read More
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Women's leadership in travel: What does the industry think?
By Jill Menze | December 10, 2018
Despite there being a clear business case for hiring women in leadership positions, there is still much to be done to advance the standing of women at travel companies. Read More
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TAKE A SURVEY: Gender parity in travel and technology
By PhocusWire | October 26, 2018
Phocuswright is engaging its community to help find out where the industry stands on gender parity. Read More
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Phocuswright launches Women’s Leadership Initiative
By Mitra Sorrells | September 25, 2018
“The Future of Work” will be the topic of the inaugural Women’s Leadership Initiative session at the Phocuswright Conference, November 13 to 15 in Los Angeles.    Read More
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