Giving women a fair chance

Call for work in education to encourage more women into technology sector, writes Gareth Naughton.

15th June, 2014

Ireland continues to lag behind our EU partners when it comes to promoting women to senior roles, though we are making progress at middle management.

Just 21 per cent of senior roles in Ireland - at the chief or so-called ''C-suite level - are filled by women, according to figures compiled by Grant Thornton earlier this year.

Worryingly, that represents a drop compared to four years ago, so we are headed in the wrong direction.

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