Highlights from Citi’s 190 International Women’s Day celebrations around the world include:North AmericaIn New York, Citi is hosting the launch of the National Council for Research on Women’s (NCRW) new report identifying strategies that companies are implementing to advance women of color. The report distills information gathered over a two year period and includes case studies of eight major corporations. In Boston, employees and clients will hear from Rosabeth Moss Kanter, the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, Chair and Director of the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University, management consultant and author, for a discussion on “Enabling Progress and Leadership for Change.” Asia PacificApproximately 1,000 employees in Mumbai, India, will be participating in 11 events throughout the month of March to celebrate International Women’s Day, including a Women’s Day High Tea and virtual training programs. Asia Pacific CEO Stephen Bird will kick off seven employee events in Hong Kong celebrating International Women’s Day and a client event highlighting the importance of gender diversity in the workplace. Europe, Middle East and AfricaIn Istanbul, Turkey, employees are hosting three events targeting cancer awareness and women executives are speaking to female students on how to advance their careers. In Bahrain, Citi employees are attending workshops to increase awareness on healthy eating and learn tactics to beat stress in the workplace. In Nairobi, Kenya, clients, employees and the Global Give Back Circle are participating in a panel discussion on the role of women in business in East Africa and will be paired with mentors and mentees. Latin AmericaIn Mexico City, Citi’s Women Council is inviting clients to share professional success stories with female journalists and encouraging women to support their female colleagues and peers. In San Salvador, El Salvador, Citi clients and employees will discuss the importance of women helping women, the growth of corporate social responsibility and opportunities to volunteer in the community. About Citi Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.
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