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As part of its action plan for 2007, PwC’s Gender Advisory Council embarked upon a programme which could be described as “Learning from Leaders”, in which interviews with 79 of PwC’s female leaders in Australia, Canada, France, Ireland, South Africa, the UK and the USA were conducted across a two month period. The findings from the research are contained within this report, together with a summary of current analysis and thinking on the topic from a variety of global academics and educational institutions.
The publication sheds light on the various obstacles faced by women as they rise within the ranks of professional services organisations and provides recommendations for companies wishing to build gender diversity in order to increase the bottom line, while still promoting the advancement of women in the workplace.
Some of the findings of the research: