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The Rotman Women In Management Association (WIMA) focuses on the support of women in all areas of business and management. WIMA does this by offering: -Opportunities to better understand career pathways,including meeting with leaders who have trod the path before -Support networks for women and opportunities to draw on for guidance, career […] View
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  • The Rotman Women In Management Association (WIMA) focuses on the support of women in all areas of business and management. WIMA does this by offering:
    -Opportunities to better understand career pathways,including meeting with leaders who have trod the path before
    -Support networks for women and opportunities to draw on for guidance, career…[Read more]

  • Women In Management UK has a namesake! WIM (UK) is a non-profit making organisation sponsored by Anglo American plc, Glencore plc, and Rio Tinto.In this case WIM UK stands for Women in Mining which is devoted to promoting and progressing the development of women in the mining and minerals industry.

    WIM (UK) has some 1,500 members, from all…[Read more]

  • Based in Nigeria Women In Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ), is a charity which noticed the gap in support for women in the workplace, business, and leadership.
    They aim to ‘be the catalyst that elevates the status and influence of women and their contribution to nation building’.
    One of the areas of outstanding contribution has…[Read more]

  • BYU Marriott MBA Women In Management
    BYU Marriott Attract, was designed to develop, and place people of faith, character, and professional ability to become first class leaders who have the ability to deal with change in a challenging global environment.
    ‘The BYU MBA Women In Management (WIM) group provides professional development, networking…[Read more]

  • Women In Management of Papua New Guinea Inc is an organisation for business women that was developed in Port Moresby. A number of passionate business women who felt that there were no management institution that represented their interests, views, hopes and aspirations.They provide seminars and workshops to support women’s development and address…[Read more]

  • Sloan Women In Management (SWIM) has been founded to support and develop opportunities for women at MIT Sloan through networking events, speaker series, professional development workshops, and mentorship programs. MIT has become a leader in science, technology, and engineering, and is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the seventh-best school…[Read more]

  • There is a pattern emerging around the world where we are finding that WIM (women and business) is being used to highlight the need for more and more women to gain postgraduate qualifications in management.

  • The Malta Institute of Management has its own Women In Management Group

  • Stanford University hosts an annual Women In Management WiM Banquet.

  • University College London (UCL) has a Women In Management Society which aims to use workshops, networking events, discussions and competitions to support the development of women in the field of management. They argue that there is an continuing gap in gender equality when it comes to management and leadership roles. They work with a number of…[Read more]

  • The Krannert Women In Management Program (WIM) is a global undertaking to increase awareness about women’s issues so that women become more empowered in their own lives. It helps by increasing the number of women at the school itself which in turn advances women’s business education and careers. The WIM programme itself provides many o…[Read more]

  • Closer to home we find Women Making a Difference (WMAD) who have set up and run Women In Management (WIM) which is ‘aimed at women who aspire to be the leaders and decision-makers in the workplace and in a range of public roles. It enables women who would not otherwise have a public voice to acquire the knowledge and confidence to apply and more…[Read more]

  • Women In Management WIM Sri Lanka was set up to
    Further the professional development of managerial and entrepreneurial women currently employed in established careers, which include managerial responsibilities, through the association of its members, through educational and training opportunities, and through the exchange of knowledge and…[Read more]

  • The University of East London and the Women’s Institute of Management (WIM) College are collaborating to offer the MBA to students seeking managment qualifications.
    THE UEL MBA
    The International Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) programme at the Royal Docks Business School, University of East London, UK is aimed at providing a s…[Read more]

  • If you have ever thought of moving to Latin America or the Caribbean to live and work then there is an organisation called ‘Women In Management’ that has been set up to explore and address gender issues in management. Established since 1997 and operating in 15 countries its details can be found here.

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  • This is the second in a series of information about what other organisations using the acronym ‘women and business’ (WIM) are doing to address similar issues in the UK and worldwide. Shell is a global company dealing in energy and petrochemicals, and has around 101000 employees in more than 90 countries and territories. They set up project WiM to…[Read more]

  • Corporate bodies are clear about the business case for women not just in management positions but also in leadership roles. Many companies such as Exxon Mobil are running their own women and business (Global WIM) programmes. GWIM supports women’s management, leadership and technical development and has been running since 2005. Almost 350 women l…[Read more]

  • Looking for information on becoming a woman leader? Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook shares some great advice.

  • If you’re still struggling, with the idea of volunteer rights just imagine instead of volunteering, you’ve asked someone to make you a cake.

    You say, “Hey, would you like to make me a cake for our bake sale?” […]

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