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Change of Leadership: Kristine Braden elected as new President of Advance

The General Assembly confirmed on 8 May 2017 that Kristine Braden succeeds Simona Scarpaleggia after a four year term as the new President of Advance. Kristine Braden, an American citizen, is Citi Country Officer for Citibank Switzerland, Monaco and Liechtenstein. She is based in Zurich. Read the full press release here. Further, Advance has a newly constituted board. Please, find the overview of our new board here.

Advance Conference June 19, 2017 - Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue, Rüschlikon. The Future of Leadership

In a fast changing and increasingly complex world, there's only one thing we know for sure: what brought us here won't get us there. Strong leadership is more essential than ever. But what will "strong leadership" mean in the future? Together with Swiss and international opinion leaders from business, politics and the academic world, we will be looking into future leadership models. The conference is fully booked.

Win the 3rd Prix BalanceZH

Shortage of skilled labor is a reality. Progressive employers who offer modern working models are not only better at attracting top-talent, but they also make a significant contribution towards equality of men and women. That's why the Office for Equality of Men and Women and the Division for Business and Economic Development of the Canton of Zurich team up to award the prestigious Prix BalanceZH. We invite all employers within the Canton of Zurich to take part. Participation is free of charge and confidential. Sign up here. Deadline: 1st June 2017.

Brand new: Randstad Employer Brand Research 2017

We congratulate our members Google Switzerland for being awarded «Most attractive employer of Switzerland», and SBB for being among the top 10!

New study on Equal Pay by our member Accenture

Accenture Report «Getting to Equal 2017»

New study on Gender Diversity in Switzerland

CS Research Institute:  Read more

We are delighted to welcome our new members

A very warm welcome to Allianz, AlixPartners, Bühler AG, Nespresso, Zürcher Kantonalbank, Lonza and Accenture. We look forward to working with you. Together #WeAdvance faster.



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