Parting Shot: Leading talent

Parting Shot: Leading talent

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         When it comes to gender parity in leadership positions, Latin America is falling behind. Fewer than 5% of the world’s largest corporations have female chief executive officers. Women lead a mere 1.8% of Latin America’s publically-listed companies. As a recent International Labour Organization report puts it: “Unless action is taken, it could take 100 to 200 years to achieve parity at the top.” Three decades ago while working as a senior executive for a top US financial institution, I was often the only woman in the room. Back then female chief executives were rare and women on boards even rarer, not just in emerging markets but also in my

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