For the past 17 years, Grant Thornton has been tracking the global progress of women in senior management. Globally, female leadership positions passed the crucial 30% mark. In the UAE, we have recorded a 9% increase of female CEOs in the past 12 months, which sets the tone for a growing gender inclusive workforce in the GCC region.

Grant Thornton’s Women in Business Report 2021 shares significant global and regional findings for women in senior positions, the pandemic’s impact on diversity and inclusion, and outlines they key role of leadership in gender parity progression.