Atifa Silk
Mar 22, 2017

Power balance: Kathryn Jacob on equity of opportunity

The Atifa Silk Interview: Pearl & Dean’s chief executive tells Atifa Silk it is time for the industry to break down the invisible barriers to gender parity in the workplace

Kathryn Jacob

Equal opportunities do not exist for men and women at work. In fact, they never have, and there’s no point tiptoeing around it. So says Kathryn Jacob, chief executive of Pearl Dean and co-author of The Glass Wall with Sue Unerman, chief transformation officer at MediaCom. London-based Jacob, who will be on stage at today Campaign360 in Hong Kong, believes the glass wall divides men and women in the workplace. She argues that men and women...

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