Women in leadership positions

In organizations, gender and diversity contribute greatly to creativity and innovation. In recent years, an increasing number of women have reached high hierarchical positions in various areas. This thematic field aims at bringing together women in leading positions from higher education as well as various other fields and researchers to discuss women’s journeys to leadership in organizations. As other categories of difference also influence the organizational success, the thematic field asks in what ways these categories influenced women’s career paths and what organizational measures facilitate their advancement.