Women's Day

International Women’s Day 2024: Property industry leaders on inclusion, equality & progress

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Esteemed women representing various sectors engage in discussions regarding the evolution observed over the past decade and deliberate on strategies to propel the industry forward.

Traditionally perceived as lagging behind in terms of equality and inclusivity, the property sector has faced numerous wake-up calls in recent years, ranging from gender pay disparities to alarming instances of harassment. Despite well-intentioned advocacy and discourse, the question remains: has tangible progress truly been achieved? In commemoration of International Women’s Day, PrimeResi sought insights from prominent leaders within the residential industry, seeking to ascertain the extent of actual transformation and exploring avenues for further advancement.

Gemma Maclaran, Cotswolds advisor reflects: “Over the past decade, there have been some positive developments in the industry in terms of diversity and inclusion. Many companies have made efforts to increase the representation of women, and there has been a greater focus on promoting equality and fairness in recruitment and promotion processes. It is fantastic to see more women in senior roles and I hope that continues.”

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