Gender equality in leadership will cascade down to the classroom

Gender equality is not only an accepted fundamental right, but a key component to building a prosperous, sustainable future within a constantly shifting world – and nurturing female leaders in education will achieve growth for the wider sector, ...

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Date published: 14 June 2022

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Laura Kakon, Co-Founder and Chief Growth and Strategy Officer at Honoris United Universities

With over a decade of experience of global marketing for several L’Oréal brands and five years as Vice President of Marketing & Sales at Laureate International Universities (Laureate), Laura Kakon is now Global Chief Growth & Strategy Officer at pan-African private university group Honoris United Universities. We talked to her about her own experience of carving out a successful career and explored how female talent can be fostered in individual organisations and across Africa, where female participation in the workforce can range from as high as 86% to as low as 15% in Algeria, World Bank data shows.