Do women really need men to help them get to the top? YES, according to author Avril Henry.
"Men have a vital role to play in sponsoring women to help them to get to the top. Senior male leaders sponsoring women will have the greatest immediate impact on the number of women in senior positions," says Avril.
This was one of the key findings in her new book to be released today, Leadership Revelations III – How We Achieve The Gender Tipping Point and she is not alone in this view.
Listen to Geraldine Doogue's interview with Avril on ABC radio via the following link: Saturday Extra
BEING RELEASED 6 MAY 2015
Through successful women’s stories (91 women from 10 countries across 4 generations), Avril uncovers their experiences about unfair treatment based on their gender, an experience rarely, if ever, experienced by men. This leads to an exploration by Avril of the myths that surround women at work, which are often unfounded and inaccurate. She asks questions about what women think about women and their self-imposed obstacles and barriers, and what men think about women at work.READ MORE