The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is #ChooseToChallenge—holding huge relevance now more than ever owing to the pandemic. As businesses navigate the many disruptions caused by Covid-19, this must not hinder progress towards gender equality in the workplace. While Catalyst reports that there are more women in senior management roles globally than ever before, we still have a long way to go to stamp out biases and overcome stereotypes.

Below are some insights and advice from female leaders across the technology, finance, and IT sectors, on how businesses can be doing more today to prioritise building the inclusive workplace of the future, where everyone feels empowered to do more, speak out against injustices and have the opportunity to thrive.