There really are no downsides to more female CEOs. Here’s why

Maria Silvia Bastos Marques, the chief executive officer of Brazilian state development lender BNDES, attends an interview with Reuters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 22, 2016. Picture taken on November 22, 2016. To match story BNDES-OUTLOOK/  REUTERS/Sergio Moraes - RC15CAC3E570

Research shows that greater board and leadership diversity has big benefits for companies. Image: REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Kirhan Trehan
Professor of Leadership & Enterprise Development , University of Birmingham
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