The access of women to positions of power within political, economic, and institutional realms is a true tightrope walk. Moving along the wire toward gender equality, with significant societal challenges on one side and cultural, structural, and cognitive resistances on the other, requires a great deal of courage and a capacity for self-reflection.
While progress towards gender diversity in the professional world is slow, there is currently a growing notion that women are inevitably favored, to the detriment of men. Where does this gap between reality and perception come from?
Some photos are particularly telling about existing power dynamics. Take COP 27, for example, its opening photo: 110 heads of state or government, 11 women.
Faced with a shortage of skilled labor and the numerous retirements on the horizon, candidates are in a favorable position and are comparing opportunities. Being an attractive employer is not something improvised!