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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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Last 3 Episodes

#16 What Men Gain From a Parental Leave

#16 What Men Gain From a Parental Leave

Understanding that equality in the workplace starts at home, several companies offer parental leave programs for men that go beyond the current legal requirements of two weeks. Sadly though, such offers are often not used by men for fear of the professional consequences to their careers.

#15 Giving Employees the Right to be Entrepreneurs with Christophe Barman

#15 Giving Employees the Right to be Entrepreneurs with Christophe Barman

If culture is key when it comes to having more diversity, then companies following new leadership models, such as Holacracy, should be inherently having more diversity. But is this true? And what does it look like to have a company culture so strongly based on values and trust? A company where there are no hierarchies and spreading power amongst employees is truly lived?

#14 Leverage Recruiting for Culture Change with Georg Lange

#14 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 this hiring process and ensure that you hire the best candidate? The person that has the expertise required, but also the cultural fit that will ensure the success of both, the candidate, and the company.

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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

#16 What Men Gain From a Parental Leave

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

Podcast episode #8 summary

Podcast episode #8 summary

Summary Episode Season 1 What if you could be your own role model? As this episode is the last of the first season, I decided to use the opportunity to not interview anyone, but rather reflect on where I started and what I have learned so far. So, this is a much more...

Podcast episode #7

Podcast episode #7

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...

Podcast episode #6

Podcast episode #6

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...

Podcast episode #5

Podcast episode #5

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?...

Podcast episode #4

Podcast episode #4

Everybody is a leader with regards to diversity with Atena Hensch  Atena Hensch is a Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) expert at Hensch Consulting, specializing in assessments of organizations in terms of where they stand in their diversity and inclusion efforts, but...

Podcast episode #3 Rodica Rosu Fridez

Podcast episode #3 Rodica Rosu Fridez

Investing in talent at mid-level management with Rodica Rosu Fridez Rodica Rosu Fridez is the founder of InspirAction and the ambassador for The A Effect in Switzerland. What are women's responsibilities and what are company's responsibilities when it comes to...

Podcast episode #2 Pirmin Meyer

Podcast episode #2 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...

Podcast episode #1 René Bujard

Podcast episode #1 René Bujard

The importance of training in addressing diversity with René Bujard René is HR director at Galderma and is passionate about diversity. In this podcast episode I talk to him about what brought him to be engaged and about his experience as an HR leader driving change...

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