#BalanceforBetter influencer statement

Which leaders promote a gender equal world?

Within their sphere of influence, executive leaders worldwide are taking concrete action to help forge a gender equal world - and we shine a light on these champions who acknowledge their responsibility in actively encouraging others to be #EachforEqual.

To be considered for publishing, statements must be submitted by a relevant person of authority and be prior approved.


Reflect on last year's IWD Influencer Statements

Executive leaders around the world are committed to building a more gender-balanced world and helping to forge women's equality.

Talent knows no barriers

François Locoh-Donou, President & CEO, F5

Talent knows no barriers
Pioneer human progress

Jean-Sébastien Jacques, CEO, Rio Tinto

Pioneer human progress
Rooted in our mission

Omar Ishrak, Chairman and CEO, Medtronic

Rooted in our mission
Embrace the challenge

Rose Clark, CFO UK & Ireland, Arcadis

Embrace the challenge
A foundational commitment

Darius Adamczy, Chairman & CEO, Honeywell

A foundational commitment
Building a gender-balanced world

Michael S. Burke, Chairman & CEO, AECOM

Building a gender-balanced world
We are better together

Wendy Lewis, VP & Chief Diversity Officer, McDonald’s

We are better together

Across industry, leaders step forward

We all have a role to play

Chief HR Officer, Diageo

We all have a role to play
Building our future

President & CEO, Sony

Building our future
Change is inevitable

President & CEO, Mercer Intl.

Change is inevitable
We value and promote diversity

Chairman, Coast to Capital

We value and promote diversity
Reflecting the community

Senior Director, BlackBerry

Reflecting the community
We must challenge bias

Managing Dir (UK&I), BASF

We must challenge bias
Get vocal about gender equality

VP, SecureKey Technologies

Get vocal about gender equality
We’re campaigning for balance

Chair, Inst. Mgrs & Leaders

We’re campaigning for balance
Harnessing diverse talents

Strategy Dir, NHS Fdn Trust

Harnessing diverse talents

Many influencers who forge women's equality support Catalyst

What if we used 100% of the talent, 100% of the time?

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