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Why are there so few women on top?

Is the scarcity of women in leadership due to a lack of commitment on our own behalf?

By Serena Kutchinsky  

From left: Serena Kutchinsky, AL Kennedy, Roger Bolton ©Jessica Woodward

I recently spoke on a thought-provoking panel entitled “Women on Top” at the brilliant HowTheLightGetsIn festival, for which Prospect is a media partner. The topic for debate was the lack of female high-fliers and my fellow speakers were the feisty social scientist Catherine Hakim, the author and stand-up comedian AL Kennedy with the broadcaster Roger Bolton as chair. You can read more on the lively discussion that ensued in our festival review here, but I wanted to…

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