Increasing Women’s Representation in School Leadership: A Promising Path Towards Improving Learning

Women are under-represented in leadership positions across multiple sectors, including politics, healthcare and business (UN Women, 2021; Krivkovich et al., 2018; ILO, 2020; Stone et al., 2019). The positive impacts of having women in leadership positions have been well documented. For instance, in rural India, having women at the head of the municipal council is associated with an improvement in the provision of public goods such as drinking water and roads (Chattopadhyay & Duflo, 2004). Municipalities under female leadership in Brazil had lower death and hospitalization rates during COVID-19 (Bruce et al., 2021).

Read more at:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s