There is no question that gendered stereotypes influence educational choices, this can deter many girls and women from developing skills in maths and science that later restricts entry to occupations and industries over-represented by men. Leaders in male-centric industries have in many ways failed to increase female representation and strengthen the pipeline of talent. But, many progressive organisations are making strides to develop integrated gender diversity strategies to attract, recruit, retain and develop female talent.

Caroline Bosch, Pacific HR Director at Honeywell, discusses the evolution of gender diversity strategies.