Is the Glass Ceiling a Mind-Set Issue?

By Maya Hu-Chan

Contrary to what you may have heard, the fabled glass ceiling that holds women back from top jobs is still alive and well.

A 2013 Harvard Law Review report noted that, although there has been progress in both the public and private sectors across the world towards balancing the gender gap in the boardroom, progress remains uneven.

Progress is most impressive in Western Europe where the highest year-on-year increase in female board directors was recorded in 2013. However the US and Canada reported only marginal growth and the issue has not yet . . .

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