Britain has published some of the worst reasons given by big companies for not hiring women to sit on corporate boards. Among them? “Most women don’t want the hassle or pressure of sitting on a board.”
Britain has published some of the worst reasons given by big companies for not hiring women to sit on corporate boards. Among them? “We have one woman already on the board, so we are done.”
These excuses for not putting women on boards were cringeworthy
Comments documented in the Hampton-Alexander review of #gender on corporate boards indicate a generalized belief that "women could not understand the “extremely complex” issues confronting a major British #business” Truly more fitting of 1918 than 2018.
Here’s Why British Firms Say Their Boards Lack Women. Prepare to Cringe. via
This really does read as if it were from 1918! Here’s Why British Firms Say Their Boards Lack Women. Prepare to Cringe.
“We have one woman already on the board, so we are done — it is someone else’s turn.” “All the ‘good’ women have already been snapped up.” “Most women don’t want the hassle or pressure of sitting on a board.” #Sexism #discrimination #gendergap
Here’s Why British Firms Say Their Boards Lack Women. Prepare to Cringe. - truly more like 1918 than 2018 - by
“We have one woman already on the board, so we are done — it is someone else’s turn.”
Here’s Why British Firms Say Their Boards Lack Women. Prepare to Cringe.
Here’s Why British Firms Say Their Boards Lack Women. Prepare to Cringe.