Why so few women in the boardroom? Because men won’t listen to them | Christina Patterson

Here’s a deal – we’ll stop the fuss about gender if the other half will just occasionally shut up

Wasn’t it great? All those lunches! All those parties! All those speeches, saying how great we are and how far we’ve come!

Perhaps it was for you. I spent International Women’s Day in the way I spend most days: sitting at home, in front of my computer, looking forward to the odd trip to the kettle. I saw the tweets, and read the articles, but it all felt a bit like bring-your-daughter-to-work day. It felt like dress-up-as-Hermione for World Book Day. It felt like Crufts.

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source https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/mar/15/women-in-the-boardroom-listen-men


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