Gender in Agriculture Partnership

Transforming agriculture to empower women and deliver food, nutrition and income security

Positions of power: closing the gender gap in academic leadership

Researchers at the University of Manchester are scrutinising their own environment in an effort to understand why women are underrepresented in positions of power and how gender parity can be achieved. In this Q&A and article, Professor Colette Fagan talks to International Innovation about the challenges facing women today who choose careers in academia, and discusses the effectiveness of initiatives in place for gender parity in leadership positions.