What are the causes?

Today I was thinking about the causes of the lack of women in leading positions. I mean, the reasons have been asked for in surveys and are therefore widely known. But what are the underlying causes for those reasons? Reasons include e.g. the socially coined gender role models and the compatibility of family and profession, … Continue reading

Feel free to say the F…-word!

A couple of days ago I was sitting in my kitchen talking about the recent feminism debate between “Germany’s Top Feminist” Alice Schwarzer and Kristina Schröder of the Ministry for Family, seniors, women and youth (BMFSFJ). The most interesting thing was dropped by a friend of my flatmate. In the end of our discussion she … Continue reading

Women in the supervisory boards

This March the discussion of women in leading positions reached a new high as the German Telekom announced the implementation of a women’s quota as the first one of the 30 German DAX companies. Thanks to these news, and the excitement and discussion initiated by it, diversity management is of great interest again in Germany, … Continue reading