The trust crisis facing women leaders

Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post

December 2, 2022

The trust crisis facing women leaders


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Trust in women leaders is falling even as their numbers in high-ranking positions are rising. Why?

More women than ever before are running the world’s biggest companies, but research shows that the rise in representation has been accompanied by a fall in trust in female leaders. It paints a grim picture for those who manage to break through the metaphorical glass ceiling.

In November, new data from The Reykjavik Index for Leadership, an annual survey that compares how men and women are viewed in terms of their suitability for positions of power, showed trust in women leaders has fallen markedly throughout the past year. It’s the first decline in this measure since Kantar Public, an evidence and advisory public-policy business, started collecting data in 2018.

Click here to read the full article published by BBC on 30 November 2022.

Josie Cox
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