A pool of scholarships are currently available for women in the UK to participate in a range of leadership development courses. Expressions of interest close on 31 January

Women and Leadership International (WLI) is offering partial scholarships to support the development of female leaders in the UK.

Programmes from 5-12 months in length, each requiring a weekly commitment of around two hours, are available for women at different management levels. Limited scholarship funding of up to £1,000 (for entry- and mid-level) and £2,500 (for advanced level) is available.

Find out more and register your interest before Friday 31 January 2020 at www.womenandleadership.org.

Supporting women into leadership roles

A priority area for the LI’s Diversity and Inclusion Working Group is to help more female members of the profession into leadership roles. LI research has found that gender balance in the landscape profession is equal at entry, but becomes progressively worse at senior levels.

WLI believes that supporting more women to rise to leadership positions in key UK sectors ‘will have tremendous cultural and economic benefits’.

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  1. “LI research has found that gender balance in the landscape profession is equal at entry, but becomes progressively worse at senior levels” – Do we know why?

    Also there is gender imbalance at entry, in fact LI website states…

    “For instance, there is no inequality in terms of gender balance at entry level. In fact, more women than men enter university to study landscape architecture”

    Are we going to address the imbalance at entry or is there really no inequality if more women than men are entering the profession? Should we try and attract more men at entry?

    If there are more women than men entering, maybe in the future the imbalances between entry and senior positions will be naturally corrected?

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