Women’s equality in the media tech sector

26 August 2021

Televisual – a leading broadcast magazine | Article Written by Jon Creamer with contribution from Alison Pavitt, Director of Sales & Marketing at Pebble Just over 100 years ago the certification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution was adopted. This amendment prohibits denying citizens of the US the right to vote on the basis of […]

Televisual – a leading broadcast magazine | Article

Written by Jon Creamer with contribution from Alison Pavitt, Director of Sales & Marketing at Pebble

Just over 100 years ago the certification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution was adopted. This amendment prohibits denying citizens of the US the right to vote on the basis of gender. To commemorate this historic certification, Women’s Equality Day is observed annually on 26th August, both in the US and across the world, to promote awareness for gender inclusion, diversity and equity.

Despite this celebration and the fact that recent research from Mckinsey states that women are well represented in the media and entertainment sector, access to top roles remains elusive. Indeed, only 27% of C-suite roles are held by women. That said, the recent appointment by Sky of Prasanna Gopalakrishan to the position of Group Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is certainly a step towards instigating change and shifting the balance towards greater female representation at senior levels…

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