Susan Colantuono: Leading Women

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Despite comprising 50 percent of the world’s population, there is still a lack of women in leadership positions in the corporate world. In fact, only 3 out of 108 countries have achieved gender equality in their management ranks – according to studies by the International Labor Organization in 2013. Susan Colantuono, author, leadership expert and Founder/ CEO of Leading Women wants to change that.

Leading Women is a consulting firm working with businesses worldwide by supporting corporate initiatives to close the gender gap in leadership positions.

Colantuono defines leadership as, “using the greatness in you to achieve and sustain extraordinary outcomes by engaging the greatness in others,” which she calls the foundation of her company’s work.

Susan Colantuono: Leading Women

Susan Colantuono: Leading Women

Despite comprising 50 percent of the world’s population, there is still a lack of women in leadership positions in the corporate world. In fact, only 3 out of 108 countries have achieved gender equality in their management ranks – according to studies by the International Labor Organization in 2013. Susan Colantuono, author, leadership expert and Founder/ CEO of Leading Women wants to change that.
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Her research has found that when managers rate the performance of men and women, they consistently expect the men to outperform women on achieving financial outcomes.

Susan Colantuono discusses the need for closing the gender leadership gap on this week’s Full Frame.

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