Tag: gender bias

Sports

What is the #1 change you would like to see for women in sport?

Responding to a growing industry and community demand to strengthen the representation of women across all aspects of sport, we caught up with a few key speakers of the upcoming Asia Pacific World Sport and Women Conference, to find out what they think is the Number One change they'd like to see for women in sport: The number…

24 Jul 2014, by Informa Australia

Leadership & Communication

Leadership development ‘should focus on task not gender’

Women concerned about their leadership development should focus on task rather than be held back by gender discussions. This is according to Frances Hesselbein, former chief executive officer (CEO) of the Girl Scouts of the USA, who told Forbes that diversity in gender, race, culture and background brings much-needed strength to organisations around the world.…

10 Oct 2013, by Informa Australia

Leadership & Communication

34% of women ‘prefer’ male bosses

Over one-third of women would prefer to have a male rather than a female boss, according to a new study. Research by UK-based women's fashion retailer Hobbs revealed that only a quarter of men felt the same way. The figures showed that while 61 per cent of all respondents said they had no preference, there…

30 Aug 2013, by Informa Australia