Evidence continues to show that the more diverse firms are is directly associated with better business outcomes and that there is wide acceptance that gender equality is not only a moral imperative but also a business one.
The key to attaining this lies in understanding how organizations can accommodate the changing values and career aspirations of women to develop sustainable compensation structures and standard career trajectories.
Here, we summarise the key dimensions related to career advancement for women in Kenya.
- The significant opportunities presented by enabling SMEs in Kenya to increase female representation in their workplace
- Navigating complex gender norms to increase gender parity at all levels
- Societal norms and obligations that impede women’s career advancement
- How companies can accommodate the different obligations and aspirations of women working within the SME space