South African businesses and corporates have very appropriately committed themselves to improving levels of female representation and participation in leadership positions.
However, achieving this goal will require more than just policies and quotas, says student crowdfunding platform Feenix.
Statistics show that only 28% of companies listed on the JSE40 have women represented at board level. In 2018, only one of the top 40 companies in South Africa had a female CEO, while a mere 22% of executives within these companies were women.
Women are not only poorly represented at the highest level. Women make up 50,7% of the total population but only contribute to 45.5% of the employed…
South Africa Education News