Women in high places

Having more women in top positions does not as a matter of course improve career opportunities for other women. On the contrary, successful women who display 'modern sexism' to cope with a masculine work environment can undermine the ambitions of other women. Read Naomi Ellemers about 'Queen Bees' and 'Glass Cliffs' on the Leiden Psychology Blog.

Favourite topic in the media

Naomi Ellemers, Professor of Social Psychology of Organisations: 'Women in high places are a favourite topic for debate in the media. Last week alone, three headlines caught my attention. Read more on Women in high places

Conny Hedegaard, EU Commissioner. By World Economic Forum

Conny Hedegaard, EU Commissioner. By World Economic Forum

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