The Gender Power Gap

The Gender Power Gap

This episode of the podcast series “Women are the Business” talks about the power imbalance between the sexes.

Even though the percentage of women in Australian boardrooms is 7% – far better than Switzerland’s 2% – Australians are still not satisfied. Women are significantly underrepresented in decision-making positions, and the problem worsens the higher up you go. Stereotypes and leadership styles are often to blame for the fact that women are rarely CEOs.

Podcast producers talk to Jan West and Sue Morphet, as well as leadership expert Jen Overbeck, to tacke hot-button solutions, like quotas.

Women Are the Business

Women Are The Business links cutting edge research and real life experience to explain the hurdles women face at work and in life in general. With each episode this podcast series goes inside the issues that affect women in the workplace.

From paid parental leave, personal finance or understanding the impacts of housework or working in a gender divided industry:   you’ll gain practical ideas for your own life and big picture solutions that could change the game for women all over the world.


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