“The challenge, Cooke says, is “not fixing women but fixing the environment in which women are in. It’s all about the talent pipeline.”
As an organization, the HBA is growing rapidly. With 60,000 members in 50 countries, it set up the Gender Parity Collaborative. This is a group of 16 companies wholly committed to sharing which practices work and which don’t work in making progress to gender parity.
And it’s effective.
In the two years since its inception, those in the Collective have, on average, 12% more women at all levels of leadership than the industry benchmark.”