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Credit union leaders celebrate International Women’s Day with working tips, career lessons, and legacy desires.

International Women’s Day is recognized every year on March 8. That falls on a Sunday this year, with people and organizations around the world planning to celebrate the “social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women,” according to internationalwomensday.com.

The day’s organizers call on everyone to “challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden perceptions, improve situations, and celebrate women’s achievements.” Importantly, they note: “Equality is not a women’s issue, it’s a business issue.”

There’s a growing bank of research to support that assertion.

Studies have found companies that have women holding executive leadership roles are more creative and innovative. As well, more women in corporate leadership correlates with stronger profitability— even more so than when women serve on boards.



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