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The Why, the What and the How

Fish in the Boardroom is a bi-weekly podcast discussing Diversity in Swiss Leadership. In 20-30 Minute interviews with leaders throughout Switzerland discuss what can be done on an individual as well as on an organisational level to increase diversity in Leadership positions.

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I rarely speak about my work or what drives me, mainly because I feel there are more important people out there, but this time around I was convinced to talk to #fishintheboardroom about #integrity, #change, #compassion

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#27 Gilles, what does a committed father need?

#27 Gilles, what does a committed father need?

Research has proven without a doubt that having an engaged, nurturing father can provide huge benefits for children’s physical, social and psychological well-being. But the cultural frameworks and systemic support for men to be able to fully embrace this role is largely missing in Switzerland today.

#26 Anne, is ensuring diversity in ads the key to a double bottom line?

#26 Anne, is ensuring diversity in ads the key to a double bottom line?

Ads that portray women in a professional setting receive significantly less funding than those that portray them in traditional gender roles, found a 2022 research by CreativeX. Data like this show that while the portrayal of women on screen has changed over the last decades, the media and advertising industry still has a long way to go in terms of diversity and representation.

#25 Reto, why are fathers key for a family-friendly company culture?

#25 Reto, why are fathers key for a family-friendly company culture?

In a 2019 study by UNICEF, Switzerland ranked last in terms of family-friendly policies among 41 high- and medium-income countries. Balancing family life and work is considered a private matter, and the few existing structures of support are still aimed mainly at mothers. The challenges of working fathers are often overlooked, yet without their higher participation in care and domestic work, nothing can truly change for women either.

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For anyone interested in practices relating to Diversity and Inclusion in Switzerland – and let’s be honest, huge progress needs to be made here – this podcast offers a wealth of insights in a series of short,, information-rich interviews with leading practitioners in the filed. A much-needed addition to the Swiss podcast landscape.

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Season 2

#16 What Men Gain From a Parental Leave with Dario Cristiano

#16 What Men Gain From a Parental Leave with Dario Cristiano

Listen on:What Men Gain From a Parental Leave with Dario Cristiano This episode is brought to you in cooperation with Advance.Understanding that equality in the workplace starts at home, several companies offer parental leave programs for men that go beyond the...

#14 Leverage Recruiting for Culture Change with Georg Lange

#14 Leverage Recruiting for Culture Change with Georg Lange

Listen on:Leverage Recruiting for Culture Change with Georg Lange When recruiting for an open position finding suitable candidates can be challenging. At the same time, with every new hire, you have an opportunity to shape your company culture. So how can you go about...

#13 Reframing Diversity as an Opportunity with Hajar EL Haddaoui

#13 Reframing Diversity as an Opportunity with Hajar EL Haddaoui

Listen on:#13 Reframing Diversity as an Opportunity with Hajar EL Haddaoui In 2020, the share of foreigners working in the service industry in Switzerland was 14.5%, that is 1 in 7 employees. In that sense, the Swiss workforce is already quite diverse, but how does...

#11 How to Change Company Culture in 6 min with Matthias Mölleney

#11 How to Change Company Culture in 6 min with Matthias Mölleney

Listen on:How to change company culture in 6 min  with Matthias Mölleney Reduced to a minimum, talking about Diversity and Inclusion means talking about company culture. But what can you do to create a company culture where trust is the basis of a good collaboration?...

#10 The Importance of Role Models for All Ages with Andrea Delannoy

#10 The Importance of Role Models for All Ages with Andrea Delannoy

Listen on:The Importance fo Role Models for All Ages  with Andrea Delannoy As Marian Wright Edelman said, “You can’t be what you can’t see”. This quote demonstrates the importance of role models in creating our vision of what is possible. Andrea Delannoy has...

Season 1

#7 Be the change you want to see in the world  with Amjad Saleem

#7 Be the change you want to see in the world  with Amjad Saleem

Be the change you want to see in the world with Amjad Saleem Amjad Saleem is the Inclusion, Protection and Engagement Manager at the IFRC, the International Federation of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent. My conversation with Amjad revolves around leadership and...

#6 Promotion as the main issue with Alkistis Petropaki

#6 Promotion as the main issue with Alkistis Petropaki

Promotion as the main issue with Alkistis Petropaki   The promotion of women in the workplace is currently the biggest issue for women's careers according to Alkistis Petropaki, general manager of Advance. Advance is a non-profit association of Swiss based...

#5 Recruiting inclusively is easy  with Johanna Seeliger

#5 Recruiting inclusively is easy  with Johanna Seeliger

Recruiting inclusively is easy with Johanna Seeliger Johanna Seeliger is the founder and CEO of Diversify, a company which works with start-up and established companies to make them more attractive to diverse talent. Do you believe that recruiting inclusively is hard?...

#2 The courage to have the difficult conversations with Pirmin Meyer

#2 The courage to have the difficult conversations with Pirmin Meyer

The courage to have the difficult conversations with Pirmin Meyer Pirmin Meyer the co-founder of WE/MEN, a Swiss movement aiming at engaging men to become vocal about gender equality. In this episode, Pirmin talks openly about his experience, what the reactions were...

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