The following article was originally written by Matt Symonds and was published in The Independent, UK. You can find an original copy of the article here.
Matt Symonds finds that women all over the world are aspiring to, and reaching, the heights of management
Although progress in the UK is still decidedly slow, it seems that the imbalance between the sexes in the boardroom or around the partnership table is finally being addressed in many corners of the world. In the new economic powerhouse of China, for example, one in three management positions are now held by women, while in India more than a tenth of chief executives are female. In Europe, Germany is aiming for 30 per cent of corporate directorships in the hands of women by 2015, while France has introduced a new law with a target of 40 per cent by 2017. But how are the world’s top businesses preparing ambitious women to take on the roles that this trend is creating? Continue reading »
The following article was originally written by Vincent Bevins and was published in The Financial Times. You can find an original copy of the article here.