If India Inc. wants to hire more women, it must do these three things first

06 June, 2015

If India Inc. wants to hire more women, it must do these three things first
Qz.com

Aarthi SivaramakrishAarthi Sivaramakrishnannan, AVP and Head of Human Resources, Beroe, was featured by the Quartz India.

It took a Securities and Exchange Board of India directive, a six-month deadline extension, and penalties for non-compliance to ensure that listed Indian companies have at least one woman director on their boards. And we are not yet at 100% compliance.

So, this fancy metric is just a box to be checked off? If India Inc. needs legislation to enforce gender representation at leadership levels, I am as cautious about it as I am optimistic.

Here are a few of the many things that organisations need to do before waving the gender diversity flag.

Read More on Quartz:Aï¾ http://qz.com/417464/if-india-inc-wants-to-hire-more-women-it-must-do-these-three-things-first/

You can read more about Aarthi here:Aï¾ http://www.beroeinc.com/leadership/