Gender and the Workplace: Women in Health Edition



We all know that the majority of healthcare workers in Canada and the US are women. But how well represented are they in leadership roles? And how does gender shape their experiences in the workplace? Take this quiz to learn about the challenges faced by women working in the healthcare sector.




Rock Health found that women were more pessimistic in 2018 than 2017 about the possibility of ever reaching gender parity in the workplace. But we refuse to give up hope! And although it may take a while to achieve gender parity in the healthcare workforce, it is critical that we uplift women any chance we get!




Sources:

Oliver Wyman - Women in Healthcare Leadership 2019

2014 Workforce Bullying Institute U.S. Workplace Bullying Survey

Rock Health, 2018

McKinsey & Company - Women in the Healthcare Industry, 2018

Canadian Health Workforce Network


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