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ONLY 10% OF SENIOR LEADERS ARE WOMEN.

Women have moved mountains in science, yet represent only 10% of the peak - Homeward Bound - Gender Fact Sheet

Many employees think women are well represented in leadership when in reality they remain a minority. Nearly 50% of men think women are well represented in leadership in organisations. The fact? Only one in ten senior leaders is a woman. This unconscious bias makes men less committed to gender equality.

RESEARCH.

Mother Nature Needs Her Daughters: A Homeward Bound Global Review and Fact Sheet Investigating Gender Inequality in STEMM

Prepared by Fabian Dattner, Homeward Bound CEO and Co-founder;
Dr Mary-Ellen Feeney, Jacobs Group (Australia); and
Professor Tonia Gray, Centre for Educational Research, Western Sydney University.
Compiled by Homeward Bound Alumni from 2018 & 2019

Copies can be download at https://doi.org/10.26183/5d22d5fbe2349

Online version here.

Women in the workplace. Organisation Report.

McKinsey and LeanIn.Org (2017) Women in the workplace. Organisation Report.

https:// www.mckinsey.com/global-themes/gender-equality/women-in-the-workplace-2017

(accessed August 2019).

Gender Imbalance in US Geoscience Academia

One or two women in a team changes nothing. To start making institutional effects on equality, women need to comprise at least 15–30% of a department, organisation or industry board.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ngeo113

MEDIA.

14 Effective Ways To Ensure More Women Land In Leadership Roles

FORBES – As companies continue to diversify their workforces, many focus on gender inclusivity, and for good reason: Research has shown that companies with women in leadership positions see higher profits and greater employee satisfaction.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2021/01/14/14-effective-ways-to-ensure-more-women-land-in-leadership-roles/

A surprising number of men think women are ‘well represented’ when just 1 in 10 executives is female

WASHINGTON POST – Corporate executives like to say gender diversity is one of their top priorities. They mount publicity campaigns, tout their equal-pay measures, start-up women’s networks to help promote female leaders. But the view of those agendas — and companies’ success at achieving them — from the ground is starkly different when it comes to male and female employees.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/on-leadership/wp/2017/10/10/a-surprising-number-of-men-think-women-are-well-represented-when-just-1-in-10-executives-is-female/

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STRONGERTOGETHER

It’s time to give women in STEMM a bigger voice. Share these facts with everyone you know*. 
Shout it out loud. Be heard. Rally together. Pass it to your peers, your networks and social circles.

BECAUSE TOGETHER, WE CAN CHANGE
THE STATUS QUO

 

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