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Susan Colantuono Featured at International Forum Hosted By WILL Forum India, KPMG
Leading Women founder Susan Colantuono was featured this month at an international presentation hosted by KPMG and WILL Forum India, a forum for women in leadership bringing together senior women executives from across corporate India.
Invited by Poonam Barua, founder chairman of WILL Forum, Colantuono presented “The Missing 33%: Ever Wonder Why Decades of Advice Haven’t Advanced More Women?” to an elite group of women leaders from a varied mix of organizations.
"We are looking forward to working together to collectively inspire a more productive eco-system for advancing women into decision making positions." says Poonam Barua, founder chairman of WILL Forum.
The trip was initiated when Colantuono won the British Airways “Face of Opportunity Business Pitch” by answering the question, "If you could travel to any city outside the United States to grow your business, where would you go and how would the trip help meet your business objectives?" Colantuono highlighted launch of a Leading Women affiliate in India and the desire to travel and meet the affiliate presidents in their home country.
"While research by the WILL Forum indicates that the perceptions of women in India as leaders is somewhat different from those in the United States, we found common ground for working together to overcome barriers to advancement,"
According to Colantuono, a founding vision of Leading Women is becoming the global go-to-resource for women who are serious about their careers and companies that are serious about advancing women. Expansion into other countries, including India, is a key component of the organization’
About WILL Forum (http://www.willforumindia.com/
The Forum for Women in Leadership is a unique and deeply committed mandate that will bring together senior women executives in leadership positions from across corporate India for an open dialogue on their aspirations, opportunities, nurturing mind-sets, mentoring and harnessing the rewards of collective thinking for improving the workplace in the coming years.
The WILL Forum will set the tone and a strong agenda for women executives across industry and lateral segments of Indian business and society – including private sector, public sector, and multinational corporations – to make an important case for leveraging the vast talent pool of women in the workplace and creating opportunities for them that will share the rewards of best business practices, and make a contribution to business and society.
About Leading Women (http://www.leadingwomen.biz/
Leading Women is an international organization that inspires, powers, and honors the success of women leaders offering unique live, online and Self-Managed Solutions™ that support the success of women from career-start to the C-suite and onto corporate boards. Known for its singular and innovative ability to close the gaps between the critical success factors that women need to know and what they are taught, Leading Women helps organizations meet their goals for advancing and retaining women at all levels. Regionally and nationally, Leading Women supports Women's Internal Networks including those at Amgen, GTECH, Pfizer, Aipso, LGC&D, Mitre, Sunoco and Burger King.
The organization is led by Susan Colantuono, chief executive officer and founder of Leading Women and the founder of the Women’s Institute for Leadership at Bryant University. A renowned expert on leadership, an in-demand speaker, and the Providence Business News “Ally and Mentor for Business Women,” Colantuono is also the author of No Ceiling, No Walls: What women haven’t been told about leadership from career-start to the corporate boardroom.
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Leading Women offers unique live, online and Self-Managed Solutions™ to help women succeed from career-start to the C-suite and onto corporate boards and helps organizations meet their goals for advancing and retaining women at all levels.