Research clearly shows that gender biases are both real and costly to organizations.
Reducing inequities and bringing socio-economic changes is also the responsibility of individuals and corporates and can’t be just left to the government and non-profit organisations, says Deepti Beri.
“The idea that you automatically gain class by procuring money is an antiquated thinking process,” Sudha Murthy writes in her book.
“I urge young women to accept leadership roles. We need you to promote love and compassion. Realise my dream—that the 200 nations of the world be governed by women. There’ll be less war, violence, and economic and social injustice because strength is rooted in love and compassion.”
The Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill would constitute a legal obligation on the Scottish government to guarantee that period products are available free of cost “for anyone who requires them”.
Now, we have women who aren’t just operating staff positions in big technology start-ups but are creating them, from discovery to final implementation.
Most of these doodles are on women who are leaders in their discipline who not only demystified myths encompassing women’s capabilities but also worked towards empowering many others.
“I went overseas with a powerful narrative about Pakistan. Some say that I am politically connected to some individuals; however, that is not the case, and I don’t have a connection with anyone in the state. My goal is simple: I want Pakistan to succeed,” she added.
Sudha Murthy told Big B that she chose to become an engineer in 1968 and her family members were not supportive of her choice. They believed that nobody would marry her in the community if she pursued engineering.
Apurva Purohit busts the myth of women not liking other women. She narrated her personal experience of women around her always supporting her, be it her mother, her colleagues, her bosses or her employees.
She is now inspired to use that agility, traits and habits she used to help steer her career, to help women find their own ability to succeed at home and at work. She believes workplace systems, which are rife with unconscious bias that “attacks women’s confidence.”
How do we build leadership aspiration in girls and young women, and support them to reach their full potential. There is no easy answer.