The Canberra Times: How would gender-diverse leadership have changed the response to COVID-19?
Updated: Aug 23
Op-ed by Results CEO, Negaya Chorley If women ruled the world, how would the past year have played differently?
On International Women’s Day, it’s an intriguing question to ponder as we take stock of the successes and notable failures of the past 12 months.
As mothers, aunties, grandmothers, and daughters, women think daily about the future and what it holds.
We bring a longer-term perspective on politics and decision-making, recognising that short term thinking has stifled democracy and our ability to tackle the defining challenges of our time, most notably climate change. And yet despite representing more than half the world’s population, only 11 per cent of UN member states have female leaders, just 7.4 per cent of Fortune 500 companies are led by women and women represent only one quarter of COVID task forces around the world yet represent 75 per cent of those on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response. Read the full article here!