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Who: Marsha Clark is the founder of Marsha Clark & Associates, a U.S.-based consultancy and executive coaching firm which specializes in helping women progress in their careers and in advising Fortune 500 companies on how to include the important voices of women in decision-making and strategy. During almost 21 years with EDS, Clark held a variety of roles with ever-increasing responsibility, rising from secretary to assistant to the Vice Chairman/Chief Operating Officer working in the areas of strategic alliances, performance management, and account operations improvement.
Topic: What corporates can do to address the gender imbalance in the C-Suite and attract and retain more women.
Quote: “Men see potential in other men because they are just like them. It is why men are promoted on potential, women on proven performance. But it is hard to prove yourself when you are not given the opportunity.”