18 Apr 2019
Fiona Pearman, strategist, coach, author, and one of our recent Brand You speakers released a report from the Women@Work with data and insights regarding women’s career progression, the gender pay gap, flexibility, bullying and sexual harassment. 86% identified some barriers that are impeding their career advancement. The surprising element that emerged is the optimism bias of women themselves – the contradiction between wanting to believe their organisation is making progress on gender equality, while that isn’t necessarily the case. You can access the findings here.
Here’s some highlights from the report:
We need to continue to work together until these problems are a thing of the past. That will mean supporting and listening to each other, and taking frequent and consistent actions to make the workplace a more fair and inclusive environment.
Chelsea Wick is Media and Communications Coordinator at WiBF and is passionate about family, friends, enjoying the little things in life, and being positive.
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