Around 2/3rds of professional women in Australia still believe they are limited in advancing into executive roles because of a ‘boys club’ mentality. Executive Women Australia (EWA) just released their latest survey which shows women believe male-dominated referral networks are rife, and are significant barriers to continued success. “Because of … [Read more...] about It’s still tough for women at the top: Men’s Networks Reign
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Just came across a great article in Forbes about that state of play for women in the pharmaceutical industry. "In the end there's a small cohort of men who have to be comfortable working with you" in order for you to make it to the very top in this industry. I recall a very attractive young female recruiter who used to work in the … [Read more...] about Women in Pharma – Are They?
Maggie Thatcher has a lot to answer for. The former (and first female) Prime Minister of Britain from 1979 to 1990 was also the longest-serving PM in modern times. Revered and reviled for her tough stance and unbending will, she epitomised what people did not like about women in power. Tough. Arrogant. Unsympathetic. And yet, she was … [Read more...] about When the Glass Ceiling Breaks