Gender diversity

What Next On The Path To Equality

As unconscious bias and contending responsibilities in the home remain professional handbrakes for women, modern life expectancy may allow us to finally have it all.

By Elizabeth Henderson

Gender diversity

As unconscious bias and contending responsibilities in the home remain professional handbrakes for women, modern life expectancy may allow us to finally have it all.

By Elizabeth Henderson

Remember that young woman you used to work with? That one who was sharp as a tack. Energetic. Driven. A gun. Her manager raved about her. Or that one who punched above her weight and could always be relied to deliver; who fired up the workplace. Her peers were in awe. Another still who was a natural with people – customers loved her and her people leader scores were off the charts. Think back and you can probably remember at least one female dynamo working her way up the corporate ladder. People said she’d be running the place one day. She entered the workplace ready to take the world by storm.

And then she didn’t.

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