Stable economic growth, enormous export strength, a high level of employment and social stability – Germany is Europe's economic powerhouse. But German companies are struggling to attract skilled workers and managers. One of the reasons for this is the lack of women in top positions.
Even though studies have now shown that companies with a high share of women in top positions achieve better economic results, the potential of well-educated women often remains unfulfilled. What has to be done to get more skilled women into top positions? What has to change in our working environment? Do today's decision makers in companies lack the courage or the imagination to let women lead? Do companies need to get more active to attract more female top talent?