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How can we get more women in top jobs?

Last updated 05:00 04/08/2016
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How can we get more women to apply for top jobs, and be equally considered when they do?

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The Kiwi boss of global advertising firm Saatchi & Saatchi has quit, days after shocking the advertising industry with his remarks on gender discrimination.

Kevin Roberts hit the headlines after an interview where he suggested gender discrimination was a myth.

Saatchi & Saatchi's parent company Publicis Groupe later said Roberts' views couldn't be further from the truth about the company's commitment to gender diversity.

There is no denying that women are underrepresented in boardrooms, politics and executive roles in New Zealand.

What are your thoughts on gender diversity in the workplace?  

How can this issue be addressed? And what is behind it in the first place?

Are quotas the solution, or is it a culture change issue? 

How can we get more women to apply for top jobs, and be equally considered when they do?

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