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‘Inspiring girls, supporting female leaders’ gender leadership strategy

Ibec Medtech and Engineering, the Ibec group which represents the sectors, launched ‘Inspiring girls, supporting female leaders’ ahead of International Women’s Day 2020 setting out the business strategy for increasing the number of women working in as well as progressing into leadership in manufacturing.

To achieve this aim, the Gender Leadership Taskforce identified three key capabilities:
  • Career guidance: How companies are encouraging students to pursue further education in technology and engineering roles
  • Diverse slates: How senior leaders and HR managers are ensuring that candidates considered for roles include diverse slates, notably female candidates
  • Flexibility: How companies are adapting for the modern work of work with more flexibility and better work/life balance

The featured case studies in the strategy showcase initiatives by:
  • Alcon
  • Abbott
  • Cook Medical
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Medtronic
  • Boston Scientific

Find out more by reading the report below.

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