Developing Women In Leadership

Developing Women In Leadership

Our second roundtable conversation exploring the challenges individuals and organisations face in supporting, developing and advocating for greater numbers of women in leadership roles was recorded in late January 2021, and hosted by Sarah Kelleher, Client Experience Lead

We know companies in the top quartile for gender diversity are 15% more likely to outperform competition, and yet globally, women still hold just 24% of senior leadership positions.*

What is being done? Sarah spoke to Lucia Marcuzzo, Vice President Northern Europe at Levi Strauss & Co, Audrey Cooper, Head of Womens Coaching at The FA, and Patrick McMaster, Team Coach at Leading Edge and feminist advocate to hear more about the practical steps individuals and organisations are taking.

Watch the edited recording on Youtube

Our thanks to Lucia, Audrey and Patrick for spending time in conversation and for sharing their insights and personal reflections.

We’d love to hear your observations, thoughts and builds. Join in the conversation with us on LinkedIn or Twitter @_leading_edge If you’d like to join a future roundtable conversation to explore Women in Leadership with us, please email

Our next Performance Hub virtual event is on March 10 at 1430 for 90 mins. We’ll be exploring Preventing Group Think ‘Identifying the impact we have as leaders in stifling original thought – and how this can be amplified to detriment of decisions in the virtual environment.”

This will be an interactive workshop hosted by Don Barrell, from England Rugby. Places are limited, so please email if you’d like to participate

Sources: McKinsey & Co. (2015). and Forbes Insight Study. C-Suite Sees More Female Leaders Reaching Top; March 8, 2013.

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