Investors are beginning to take note, and gender representation on the board is already having a measurable impact on director election results. Board diversification has been embraced in principle by shareholders, thought leaders of the listed companies and investor communities alike.But many woman professionals believe that they operate in the “Do as I say regime”.
There are significant challenges faced by the woman professionals who joined the boards of the listed companies. Many woman professionals add value to the companies they join by contributing to the expertise of the companies, however, many are still rubber stamp. They are considered to be the regulatory requirements. This section, however is created to highlight the success of those woman professionals on the board who faced the gender equality challenges but carved their niche and are successful in their career as the Woman Directors.