More Botswana Women Join Senior Management

Lorato Mosetlhanyane
Lorato Mosetlhanyane

Grant Thornton’s Women in Business International Business Report, released this week, shows that the percentage of businesses in Botswana with at least one woman in senior management stands at 72%, a step closer to the global percentage of 87%.

The latest levels are an increase of 12% from last year’s survey. The research states that overall, women now hold 29% of senior leadership positions globally. While this is only up 10% over the past 15 years of research, half this increase (five percent) has been achieved in the last 12 months alone.

Lorato Mosetlhanyane who is a Professional Integral Coach (PCC) at PinnaLead said the figures were encouraging and a strong indication that gender parity is starting to be taken seriously by businesses.

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