Until the sixties, women were relegated to domestic and family responsibilities, a situation that began to change with the emergence of feminism, a movement that raised the banner of gender equality and full inclusion of women in society, including of course the workplace.
Today in Latin America, women can proudly say that he has earned the respect from society. Cases like Michelle Bache let became Chile’s president until March 2010 or Cristina Fernandez in Argentina, are concrete examples that women have cornered spaces traditionally reserved for men.
However, senior management the issue is not so clear. “In DG, only 30% are women,” says Dr. Maria Bernal, director of Research Center for Women in Senior Management of Impede Business School in Mexico.
What factors influence whether a woman still cannot excel in senior management?
There are many factors that influence this. One of the main ones is that there are still business sectors “men only”, such as financial market and the technology sector.