By Margarita Velásquez, Director of Strategic Relations at IE Business School.
The success that women have achieved as executives, middle managers, and entrepreneurs provides an example for others to follow in the promotion of future generations. The recipe for tearing down barriers and fostering social and professional empowerment includes networking, working in networks, financial training, and work-life balance.
It is important for women to stop demanding so much of themselves and instead become more self-confident and visible. It is also crucial that decision-making bodies take steps to become more diverse, starting with an overhaul of selection processes.