At Bullhorn’s recent virtual conference, EngageX, I had the pleasure of speaking with the inimitable Dr Marcia Goddard for a Women in Staffing Focus Group. Marcia is a social neuroscientist on a mission: she’s determined to bring science and business closer together. I have immense admiration for Marcia’s willingness to share her journey from lecture hall to boardroom, her views on the glass ceiling, and her efforts to bust some of the most persistent myths about gender and race.
Rietje Knaap’s (83) PhD was a real feat of endurance, but she persisted. ‘You’re married so you don’t need a pension, do you?’ What are the experiences of Knaap and women who followed in her footsteps? In the run-up to International Women’s Day on 8 March, three generations of female doctors look back in this long read.