• Women in leadership

Women's Leadership Matters

12th April, 2022

It is well documented that putting women into top leadership roles is good for business, and the economy. Despite research showing the benefits of gender diversity, the female workforce remains a critical yet largely untapped resource, whose unique talents and perspectives could unlock massive economic gains.

The “Leadership Matters: Benchmarking Women in Business Leadership in the Pacific” report, conducted by the Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI), cites that women are grossly underrepresented in business leadership globally. The lack of women in leadership roles negatively impacts company performance, productivity, and profitability which, in turn, constrains private sector development and economic growth.

The significance of this report is the reason why PNG Institute of Directors (PNGID) and the PNG Business Coalition for Women (PNGBCFW), together with our partners are hosting this launch.

To read more: click on link: female-leadership-matters.pdf