An aggressive and collective push toward diversification globally has put more women in powerful corporate positions during the past six years, giving roughly 21 percent more women reign over the companies that run the world.
In an age where the battle against gender discrimination continues to prove an uphill fight, this move is both worthy and essential. It is so important that the 2021 International Women’s Day was about female leadership.
There are many bright spots that show this can be done. There are a number of examples, from government top-down directives, to private businesses making diversification and equity a priority, to a global rethink of the quota system as more positive results stream in.
There are no excuses…