Businesses with gender-diverse management teams have better financial performance, lower staff turnover, and stronger long-term strategies. Leadership is more effective when it is balanced. If women are good for business, why don’t more organizations make better use of this powerful resource? Why are we throwing away the financial rewards that come from diversity?
For some time now, women have exhibited superior academic performance at every level and entered the professional workforce at rates approximately equal to men. How is it possible that only 20 percent of leadership positions are held by women?