Diversity in telecoms depends on leading from the top
The women in telco panel at Capacity Europe came to the conclusion the action from the top on mentoring is now essential.
The women in telco panel which took place today at Capacity Europe struck a very positive note. It seems that the telco industry is not doing so badly compared to other industries. Introducing the session Karin
The roundtable discussions and the comments which
Sean Rutter, KWR said: “The CEO of one of the major companies which we deal with became tired of excuses from his senior team and sent out a directive complete with targets: ‘Find, develop and mentor your senior women and bring me the results – not meeting these targets is not an option.’”
However, it’s not all good news, because it seems very few women in telecoms rise above vice president level so the message is clear – get started mentoring, give your team targets and change your culture by example from the top.