Women show gender bias too

Although women are now more visible in the upper echelons of consequential power around the world – from Angela Merkel and Theresa May to Cressida Dick – history has shown men generally have it easier when vying for these positions.

The reason is simple: Most people equate ‘leadership’ traits with stereotypical characteristics of men, but if a woman demonstrates stereotypical male characteristics, she will often be seen as violating society’s prescriptions and gender roles.
Read more at http://www.managementtoday.co.uk/women-show-gender-bias/women-in-business/article/1430596#UyPtSpelchBKXUdj.99

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