"No organization can afford to disenfranchise half the workforce," says Kerrie MacPherson, an EY Global Client Service Partner and executive sponsor of its Entrepreneurial Winning Women program. She recently spoke with Tracy Byrnes about how companies need to step it up.
Young female employees need to "look up" and see senior women at the top. Those female associates need to believe that they too can be upper management someday. MacPherson discusses what companies need to do to instill an environment that creates opportunity for women.
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