Despite steady progress, companies globally are still led by men at the board and senior management levels. However, over the past few years, there has been some progress on this front in the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region. Research shows that gender diversity is growing across the MENA region, but is increasing at a slower pace relative to other regions. Clearly, more needs to be done to advance equal participation of women in corporate leadership.
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Across the globe, women face very different barriers to entry in corporate leadership. What does the gender diversity conversation look like in the Middle East, and how has that conversation been developing over the last few years? In this episode, Caroline Fattal discusses her unusual journey to the boardroom in the Middle East and her work to empower other women in leadership roles in the region.
As calls for increased diversity in company leadership continue, how can we best work to support LGBTQ+ representation, an oft-overlooked facet of diversity, in company leadership? Hear from Todd Sears and Matt Fust of Out Leadership on the current state of LGBTQ+ representation, the work they are doing to support LGBTQ+ leaders, and methods organizations should be utilizing to move the needle.
In this episode, Ralf Landmann, Germany Managing Partner and Board Practice Leader at Spencer Stuart, breaks down the findings from the 2020 Germany Board Index around new government legislation and its impact on diversity.
In this episode, Angeles Garcia Poveda, Leader at Spencer Stuart’s France Board Practice, breaks down the findings from the 2020 France Board Index around diversity, evaluations and CEO succession.
In this episode, Tessa Bamford, Consultant at Spencer Stuart’s UK Board Practice, discusses the findings of the 2020 UK Board Index, with a specific focus on the evolving nature of diversity in the boardroom.