Paving the Way for Women CXOs - #IWD2018 | Straight Talk
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In this CIO Straight Talk Tweet chat, held on International Women’s Day 2018, seven powerful women leaders discuss how to pave the way for more women CXOs. Here are some highlights:

The conversation opened with the role of the enterprise in supporting female leadership...

Empowerment, mentorship and positive role models are key...

Make diversity a business priority. Your bottom line will thank you...

But achieving diversity at scale can be a challenge...

Women can be each others' greatest allies in the workplace...

Encouragement, collaboration, and courage are rules to live by...

The importance of mentors and sponsors can’t be overstated...

The recipe for success is the same for everyone...

Confidence, determination and empathy are essential...

Start 'em young - with a boundary-free education ethos for girls...

Show young girls how IT can be innovative and collaborative...

But are technical skills everything in the IT business...

Bridging the business and technical roles is a definite concern...

And a few words of advice for the women leaders of tomorrow...

Learn from your mistakes, believe in yourself, and put yourself out there...

Get the conversation started on #paritypay today...

And finally, some technology predictions...

Until next time...