MGI Worldwide launches “Women Who Lead” group


Global accountancy network MGI Worldwide has announced the launch of its Women Who Lead group to support top female leaders from member firms of the network.

The new group aims to “inspire positive change across the network and in the profession” and to “communicate how accessible the accountancy industry is and the wealth of opportunity it presents for women”. according to MGI.

MGI recently held its first meeting, with female partners from the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America and Latin America. Participants shared their experiences as leaders in a male-dominated profession.

“When I started my career almost 30 years ago, finding women in leadership positions was very rare,” Karin Monchak of MGI Assurance Auditores Independentes SS in Brazil said in a statement.There is still much to improve, but this initiative at MGI motivates us to continue to do great work and contribute to an important legacy in our organization. »

“When I joined the international committee of MGI Worldwide, I was 29 years old, I was an Asian woman and I remember thinking that no one was interested in what I had to say,” Pallavi added. Dinodia from Dinodia Consulting in India, according to a statement. “But I realized that everyone has a voice and an opinion and if you say something with conviction and it makes sense then others will respect you for it.

The new group already has 30 members representing 20 MGI companies in 16 countries, according to Maxine Brock, director of international marketing at MGI.

Ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8, MGI is asking its members to share their experiences as women leaders in the accountancy profession. Interested parties may contact Maxine Brock for further details at [email protected]


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