Goal #1: Be the role model you wanted to have

by | Jan 20, 2019 | Career Advice | 0 comments

Guest blog by Diana Duque

This is not a hashtag or a meme you can just post using Beyoncé’s picture… High profile role models are important in helping women reach board level. Senior women demonstrate that there is no limit on what others can achieve at the company, that the business values the contributions of women and makes a powerful brand statement. So sorry Beyoncé, we love you, but this time you don’t make the cut.

It’s important that we feel that culturally there’s a focus on recognizing the talents of women in a career framework. That society, in general, wants them to play important roles, and that we all support women to do so. Without role models, women can feel directionless and alone, so senior women – and men – must also be champions for the cause. For example, making sure that policies such as childcare and flexible working practices for both men and women are in place.

If you haven’t already, find a role model, be the role model you want to have and help other become role models for future generations.

Other posts you might like to read

Tech Inspired with Nicole Becker

Tech Inspired with Nicole Becker

Meet Nicole Becker, who is responsible for marketing, sales and partner management at BSI and embraces live as a mom and wife. She started her career in tech during the dot-com phase after finishing her studies in international economy. In her first job she realised...

Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling in Leadership with Priska Burkard

Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling in Leadership with Priska Burkard

Listen to this podcast with Roxanne and Priska Our co-founder Priska has been invited by Roxanne Derhodge to talk about her experience with leadership in finance and tech in her podcast. Specially in the tech industry, invisible barrier, so called glass ceilings, are...

Ask these 3 questions to understand the culture of a company

Ask these 3 questions to understand the culture of a company

Are you about to head to your next job interview? Finding a purposeful career is something, that has been on the mind of many people specially after the pandemic. Job searcher are not going for any job, they are looking for a position that fits their values, career...

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Join us & get a
free Coaching Call