With a global move to virtual leadership, women are closer than ever to achieving an equal future. COVID19 has been an effective equaliser, allowing mothers the flexibility to raise a family and pursue a career. Today, we celebrate #InternationalWomensDay with women who #ChooseToChallenge.
Siobhan ‘O Sullivan, Group Marketing, Strategy & HPC Business Executive, “2020 helped us realise we can do so much more. We embraced a virtual world for social connections, schooling, shopping, work and managed teams that needed more coaching and mentoring so that they could excel. Aside from needing a real hug, our bonds with others are stronger”.
Sibongile Mooko, Marketing Executive, Milling, “Virtual leadership has been a great equaliser, not only for women, but for teams that don’t always sit in the same office. During this time, I have learnt that compassion, fun and regular check-ins, on both a work and personal level, is the glue that drives team performance.”
Stephanie Hoy, Marketing Executive, Bakeries, “The playing field has been levelled with different locations and more junior people being included in strategic meetings. This has enabled a culture of which has made the team stronger, more resilient and more engaged.”