Conversation previously published on Thinkers50
Has gender discrimination become more subtle? How do we balance stereotypes and expectations? Academics Connie Cárdenas and Celia de Anca discuss external and internal barriers, as well as the need to reframe the women’s agenda.
Celia de Anca is the deputy dean for ethics, diversity and inclusion, and the director of the Center for Diversity in Global Management at IE University, where she is also a professor of diversity and Islamic finance. She is the author of Beyond Tribalism and co-author of the Managing Diversity in the Global Organization.
María Consuelo Cárdenas (Connie) is a professor at School of Management at Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia. She coordinates the university’s Gender Portfolio and has been a coordinator of the “Leadership and Feminine Awareness” program. She has chaired a research project about women in power positions (MEPLA) and presently carries out a seminar on this subject.