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Closing the Gender Gap in Leadership: Advice from a Leadership Coach & Trainer

Posted by April Giarla on Apr 10, 2019 10:33:07 AM

Women represent 46 per cent of the US workforce, yet as of 2019, women represent only 6.4 per cent of corporate boards for the fortune 500 companies.

We speak to coach, trainer and Ace-Up consultant Amy Rebecca Gay on what organizations must do in order to close the gender gap. Amy Rebecca has over 25 years’ experience helping women better communicate, manage, delegate and increase their influence in the workplace. Here she shares advice for women seeking to rise to the top and how organizations can develop their female talent.

Can you describe your role as a coach for developing female talent? 

Is there an area that you feel is critical to develop for women? If so, why?

What skills do your female clients want to develop?


From your experience, what issues do your female clients face in the workplace?

What do you think holds women back from rising to leadership positions?

How can women overcome these challenges?

What can organizations do to help develop their female talent?


Can you share 3 practical tips for women who want to advance their career?

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