By Susana Almeida Lopes

Women represent 50% of the working population and are as much or more educated and qualified as men are.

However, the problem of gender diversity (or lack of it), especially in top positions in organisations, is a persistent societal problem, and there are (many) studies that, if concrete measures are not taken, particularly in terms of policies and the planned implementation of new practices by organisations, it will take more than 100 years to reach a gender parity situation, so slowly has evolution been.