By Cynthia María Fernández, IE University Editorial & Knowledge Director
Last Thursday, the presentation of the book Equality: Objective in the company, by Paula Mattio, was held at the IE, around a round table that included first-class speakers.
Organized by Laura Núñez, IE Professor of Finance, together with Dr Celia de Anca, IE Professor and IE Center for Diversity Director, who participated as a moderator.
The event included the introduction of Daisy Escobar, IE Associate Dean of Full Time Faculty, and Eva Levy, Honorary President of WomenCEO and diversity expert, Mónica Valladares, member of the Women in Finance Committee of CFA Spain and General Secretary of CaixaBank Asset Management and Patricia Benito, responsible for the Women @ Openbank initiative and Chief Digital Officer of Openbak.
An intense and interesting debate in which they analyzed the current scenario of women in Spain and the main obstacles in their professional development. They addressed issues such as the wage gap in companies, quotas policy as an accelerator of change, and highlighted the brake that the existing fragmentation of women’s associations in the advancement of real equality supposes. Finally, they highlighted education as a key factor in the path towards a more egalitarian society.
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