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Female Leaders Express Optimism About Growth Despite Ongoing Challenges, Reveals KPMG’s ‘World Female Leaders Outlook’

Accomplice and Head of Tax Companies at KPMG in Qatar

Supervisor, Purchasers and Markets at KPMG in Qatar

By nurturing an inclusive tradition & supporting girls in management, we are able to contribute considerably to Qatar’s enterprise ecosystem’s progress and growth”

— Barbara Henzen, Accomplice and Head of Tax at KPMG in Qatar, remarks,

DOHA, QATAR, September 15, 2023/ — An amazing 77 % of feminine executives surveyed in KPMG’s World Female Leaders Outlook (GFLO) anticipate gender equality within the company world inside the subsequent 15 years or sooner. This encouraging statistic stems from a complete survey of 839 high feminine managers worldwide, marking the fourth consecutive research since 2018 monitoring their views on world enterprise tendencies. Notably, half of the businesses the place these feminine executives are employed report revenues exceeding $500 million.

The report signifies {that a} vital three-quarters of respondents foresee progress within the realms of variety and inclusion within the coming years. But, regional variations are obvious, with feminine managers in North America displaying increased optimism ranges in comparison with their counterparts in different areas. In Qatar, the keenness in direction of gender equality initiatives is equally sturdy, reflecting a rising dedication to fostering inclusive workplaces and supporting girls in management positions.

The significance of gender variety on the C-level can’t be overstated, as 75 % of respondents regard it as a pivotal issue for future progress. This aligns with Qatar’s dedication to gender equality and its recognition of the very important function girls play in driving innovation and success inside the enterprise ecosystem.

Addressing the gender pay hole, the report reveals that the pay hole for management roles at the moment stands at 38 %. Encouragingly, 45 % of members affirm transparency inside their corporations concerning equal pay, whereas 33 % report an absence of transparency. An extra 22 % point out a necessity for additional knowledge assortment on the pay hole challenge.

Constructive Outlook Amidst Challenges: Female Leaders Embrace the Future

Along with issues of equality, this 12 months’s World Female Leaders Outlook delved into the expansion prospects envisioned by feminine executives for his or her corporations and private careers. Despite ongoing challenges and uncertainties, the outlook stays overwhelmingly constructive. Remarkably, 84 % of feminine respondents anticipate progress for his or her corporations over the subsequent three years, at the same time as duties turn out to be extra advanced (90 %). Moreover, 72 % see alternatives for private profession development in these dynamic occasions, showcasing their resilience and adaptableness.

Barbara Henzen, Accomplice and Head of Tax at KPMG in Qatar, remarks, “As feminine executives proceed to navigate the evolving enterprise panorama, their resilience and optimism are commendable. In Qatar, we’re witnessing a rising recognition of the significance of gender variety in driving innovation and success. By nurturing an inclusive tradition and supporting girls in management, we are able to contribute considerably to Qatar’s enterprise ecosystem’s progress and growth.”

Huda Ibrahim, Purchasers and Markets Supervisor at KPMG in Qatar, provides, “Having grown up and constructed my profession in Qatar, I’ve personally witnessed the evolving enterprise panorama. At KPMG in Qatar, we’re devoted to creating an inclusive office that celebrates variety. We take delight in actively supporting girls in management roles and imagine in paving the way in which for larger alternatives for all professionals in Qatar.”

Growing Emphasis on Private Networks

Relating to the structural circumstances for a profitable profession, the report highlights a major improve within the significance of private networks, with 57 % of respondents emphasizing their function in profession development. This aligns with Qatar’s enterprise tradition, the place relationships and alliances are extremely valued.

To entry the detailed survey outcomes, please go to the KPMG in Qatar web site:

Different key findings from the survey embrace:

• 87 % take into account adaptability a very powerful issue for enterprise resilience.

• 47 % count on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives to positively influence company progress.

• 74 % prioritize funding in worker growth over funding in new applied sciences.

• 80 % have modified corporations at the very least as soon as to advance their careers.

• 51 % acknowledge the existence of male-dominated networks inside their organizations.

• Solely 4 % have a accomplice who bears the principle accountability for household and family duties.

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