IWD: Edwina Dunn OBE – ‘Tackling why working women feel less entitled’

Edwina Dunn

Working women feel less entitled than their male counterparts, says Edwina Dunn OBE, one of the masterminds of Tesco’s Clubcard and chair of educational charity The Female Lead, and Covid has exacerbated this. Here’s how to tackle this huge issue.

As we rebuild from the devastation of Covid and in the run-up to this year’s International Women’s Day, it’s crystal-clear that we need to capitalise on the skills and talents of women in retail and all areas of business.

Women comprise 51% of the population and I am adamant that a sustainable economic recovery must take advantage of their capabilities.

Last week, the education charity I chair, The Female Lead, published a ground-breaking report on mid-stage career women and identified the concept of an unentitled mindset, which we need to address with urgency and determination.

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