International Women's Day 2018

Heidrick & Struggles is proud to support the call to #PressforProgress this International Women’s Day. As advisors to some of the world’s leading organizations, we support gender inclusivity by consistently recruiting highly qualified, diverse candidates for our clients. In the following thought pieces, learn more about the state of diversity at the senior-most levels of organizations and how we can move forward toward a culture of inclusion.

Want to get more women to the top of European finance? Sponsor them.

By Christiane Bisanzio

Achieving gender parity in the upper echelons of the European financial services sector is proving difficult. One particularly effective tactic—individual sponsorship—is often overlooked.

Women in leadership: From backcountry to boardroom

By Jeremy C. Hanson and Amanda Worthington

Camber Outdoors’ “CEO Pledge” is helping companies improve outcomes for women in the outdoor industry. Learn more in our interviews with the current or former CEOs of Brooks Running Company, Burton Snowboards, CamelBak, and ...

Creating a culture of mentorship

By Cynthia Emrich, Mark H. Livingston and David Pruner

A new survey sheds light on the importance of mentoring—what works, what doesn’t, why it matters, and how companies could support it better.

Board Monitor 2017: Is diversity at an impasse?

By Heidrick & Struggles

In 2016, Fortune 500 boards, which filled a record number of seats, made strides toward greater diversity, appointing more Hispanic directors than ever. But women directors lost ground. Learn more about the latest trends ...

Route to the Top 2017

By Heidrick & Struggles

The destination may be the same, but research suggests that the path to the corner office is different in France, Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.