Johannah Lynch
about 1 month ago by Johannah Lynch
​In this special International Women's Day episode of Spotlight On, The Barton Partnership’s Alex Dyke is joined by Rosie Campbell, Director of the Global Institute for Women's Leadership and Professor of Politics at King's College London, and Nitesh Prakash, a Partner at Bain & Company and Race Equality Board Member for Business in the Community. Together, they delve into the transformative potential of shared parental leave, discussing its benefits for gender equality and its impact on workplace culture.
Here, Rosie highlights the importance of shared parental leave in promoting involved fatherhood and breaking gender stereotypes. Nitesh discusses its corporate advantages, from driving gender equity to talent retention, while acknowledging the challenges in implementation. The discussion explores the positive societal and organisational impacts of shared parental leave and offers advice for companies considering these policies, underscoring the importance of leadership support and a culture that celebrates gender equality.