Gerbasi laments barriers facing female leaders

Women make up fewer than a fifth of Canadian mayors, and a group of female leaders say men in power need to pass the baton if such inequities are to change.

Sevaun Palvetzian, CEO of Toronto’s non-partisan CivicAction alliance, told a Federation of Canadian Municipalities conference that the World Economic Forum estimates it will take over 200 years to achieve global gender parity.

More information: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/female-leadership-gerbasi-1.4688376

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