Despite the fact that women now make up more than half of the professional workforce, the number of women in senior leadership positions has remained unchanged for the past five years. At a time when business leaders are arguably more committed to the development of women leaders than ever before, this trend is puzzling to say the least. In this Executive Interview, Rosina Racioppi, President and CEO of WOMEN Unlimited, Inc., examines the unique barriers to women’s career development and describes how both organizations and women can work to remove them.
Key Insights Include:
- Despite their good intentions, diversity-minded executives are often unaware of the roadblocks women face in their careers.
- Why organizations with diversity at all levels are more innovative and profitable than their competitors.
- The importance of a positive, engaging environment in building and maintaining a pipeline of women leaders.
- Practical advice for women on seeking out feedback and taking ownership of their careers.