Women in Leadership

According to the World Economic Forum, it could take 117 years to achieve gender equality in economic opportunities across the world. This finding is at the heart of efforts by professional services company EY to bring focus to the enduring inequality that exists between sexes. On the back of International Women’s Day, Viewpoint discusses what barriers exist locally and what sort of supportive work practices allow professionals to excel, regardless of their sex. On the panel, leading professionals from various sectors: Angelique Linares (EY), Samantha Barrass (FSC), Liz Hutchinson (RAF), Valerie Holliday (Hassans), Michelle Barabich (Westside) and Sammy Cruz-Armstrong (Savills).