Type of Content: News

Subtype: Newspaper or Magazine Article

Resource Title: Companies are Still Ignoring Older Female Workers, and It’s Hurting their Bottom Line

Publication Title: Fast Company

Publish Date: June 18, 2019

The reality is, companies don’t give ageism the same attention as other forms of bias. D&I initiatives rarely address the intersectionality of ageism and sexism, and there isn’t a lot of focus in gendered ageism for women. In a survey by Forbes Insights, more than 300 senior executives from large global companies—32% who were in HR or talent management—reported on their ‘companies’ diversity and inclusion priorities. Just 28% said managing the cross-generational issues was a focus, and that gender diversity programs were the most common.

Companies are Still Ignoring Older Female Workers, and It’s Hurting their Bottom Line