ARLINGTON, Va., March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Women's History Month and International Women's Day, CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, is hosting events around the globe to honor the contribution women make in the workplace and to celebrate inclusion and gender equality.
"Women unlock even more business value for their clients and companies every day. Not only does our research show that companies with gender-diverse leadership outperform their peers, but women are increasingly influential in both B2B and B2C purchase decisions," said Melody Jones, chief administrative officer at CEB. "At CEB, we believe a diverse workplace is essential to our success in delivering insights and better understanding the needs of our global clients, who are diverse themselves."
There are a number of ways CEB employees will celebrate Women's Month, including:
- Participating in the Women's Heritage Trail Walk – March 21, 2017 (Boston, MA)
- Hosting a Women in Power panel discussion – March 22, 2017 (Washington, D.C.)
- Attending an Ellevate Network hosted lunch with Sallie Krawcheck, author of "Own It: The Power of Women at Work" – March 27, 2017 (Washington, D.C.)
- Participating in a #BeBoldforChange pledge and Twitter/Instagram contest – March 31, 2017 (Chicago, IL)
- Joining a podcast series on Authentic Leadership featuring Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter, Barbara Krumsiek and Dr. Susan Fleming – ongoing (Global)
In addition, the company will recognize women's contributions throughout history in a social media campaign and book giveaway that will profile inspirational women throughout history.
CEB is an active participant in the women's rights movement, striving for inclusion and gender equality for all. Over the past year, CEB was one of 25 companies to first sign the White House Equal Pay Pledge, and has since developed a strategic partnership with the Ellevate Network, a global women's networking organization. The partnership extends Ellevate membership benefits to CEB's female employees globally including networking among women business leaders, sharing of best practice insights and coaching, and being featured at Ellevate events, among other activities. The company also works closely with the Washington Women's Leadership Initiative and Lean In. Recently, CEB was named one of the top 10 companies for women to work, according to a study conducted by InHerSight.
Ms. Jones added, "A variety of views enables creativity and innovation. Because of this we are proud to be committed to the advancement of women in business globally."
CEB is a best practice insight and technology company. We help our customers grow by harnessing their untapped potential. Leaders at more than 10,000 organizations worldwide rely on our advisory services and technology solutions to manage their talent, customers and operations. CEB is a trusted partner to nearly 90% of the Fortune 500, more than 80% of the FTSE 100, and over 70% of the Dow Jones Asian Titans. More at cebglobal.com
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