Companies can’t afford to ignore the professional talent available in Africa. Andrew Kris has a conversation with Borderless Consultant Aisha Jallow, who has the passion for and expertise in finding and attracting executives based in Africa for leadership roles in international companies. Aisha uses her history of substantial success with clients such as Heineken and Tetra Pak to explain why sourcing professionals from Africa is so vital and advantageous.
All signs point to an uptick in “femtech,” the all-purpose term that is applied to technology dealing with women’s health. More money is being invested in the sector, more enterprises are emerging, and there is, finally, a greater awareness of women’s healthcare needs.
Existing research has shown that moving up the socioeconomic ladder is becoming more difficult, and class bias has been shown to impact lifetime earnings. Few studies have investigated the workplace experience of those from different socioeconomic backgrounds. To fill this knowledge gap, the authors conducted a study on first-generation professionals (FGPs). Here’s what they learned about FGPs and what company leaders can do to support them.
To better understand the uniqueness of the current transgender experience, and to add to a sparse but growing body of analysis about this community, McKinsey conducted research that provides new insights into the participation, plight, and precarity of transgender people at work in the US.