Alexia Parks, Founder, 10 TRAITS Leadership Institute; UN Virtual Mentor
Hi Elizabeth: It's been said that "the fastest way to transform the world is to mobilize the women of the world." Would a campaign to set a QUOTA of at least 40% women in the boardroom and Congress help?
Women provide a huge benefit to the organizations and companies that they join. The idea that we would need to "force" people to hire and elect women bothers me because it makes it sound like we are doing women a favor. When more women are in power, the entire world benefits. I think we need to dismantle the forces that prevent women from accessing positions of power, and quotas aren't necessarily the right way to do it. Continue reading...