The Women on Top Theory

For the first time in history, the inner chambers of global leadership may go genuinely coed. The anointment of Theresa May as Britain’s next prime minister, the seemingly endless rule of Angela Merkel in Germany, the brightening prospects of Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential race, and the presence of women on the shortlist to succeed U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (though last week’s straw poll wound up with men in the top slots) could mean that as of early next year, global summitry will see nearly as many pantsuits and scarves as it does suits and ties.

More information: http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/07/25/the-glass-cliff-women-better-leaders-in-crisis-theresa-may-hillary-clinton-theresa-may-social-science/

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