What does it take to be a successful woman in leadership? Seeing other women make it before you

Slow handclaps all round. Having been “ordered” by the government two years ago to appoint women in at least a third of their boardroom positions, a recent review of the UK’s 350 biggest firms by Hampton-Alexander found that five of them had failed to appoint a single woman.

A further 75 firms have only one woman on their board, which the review quite rightly called out as a “tokenistic gesture”.

More information: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/women-leadership-ftse350-board-gender-pay-gap-university-hull-a8663411.html

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