✨Review✨ Women and Leadership ~ Julia Gillard and Ngozi

12/15/2021, 10:38:57 PM
✨Review✨ Women and Leadership ~ Julia Gillard and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala A collection of women leaders from all over the world come together in this book to tell their stories of how they came to their positions. Gillard and Okonjo-Iwaela posit eight research questions that are potential barriers to women leaders. With this one I liked that there was a broad range of leadership positions and women talked to. I also liked that they did acknowledge they talk from a binary. It challenged many of my ideas of women leaders and what the world may look like if there were more. For me though I wanted to like it more that I did. The first couple of chapters were well researched and gave hard evidence and science and then after that the terminology used really distracted me from the content. And yes this is entirely because my entire life is science and evidence, but to have qualitative interviews and say they have hypotheses is almost unforgivable 😅 You also can’t prove these things, it’s impossible from the type of research they conducted. Anyway if you’re not a scientist you probably wouldn’t have noticed this and have enjoyed it. I think it was a great book, I just was irked by the language.

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