Lisa B. Nelson: Increasing female leadership in Africa is “an evolving process.”
What are the main obstacles to putting more women in corporate leadership positions in Africa, and what can be done to address these challenges?
The push for more women CEOs on the continent is “an evolving process,” according to Lisa B. Nelson, interim president and chief executive of the Initiative for Global Development.
In a video interview with Devex Editor Rolf Rosenkranz, she discussed what can be done to advance women in business, and what inspiration she draws from prominent female leaders like former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Click on the above video for more insights from Nelson on how we may nurture female leaders in Africa and what progress she would like to see in the next few years.
She Builds is a month-long conversation hosted by Devex in partnership with Chemonics, Creative Associates, JBS International as well as the Millennium Challenge Corp., United Nations Office for Project Services and the U.K. Department for International Development.