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Katherine Conway: How can we beat unconscious gender bias in the workplace?

It’s easy to assume that the business case for gender parity has been won. Innumerable studies have shown the benefits of greater gender equality in the workplace and of introducing more women to leadership positions. One recent study estimated that gender parity could add $12 trillion to the global economy, while others have found that companies with women on their boards outperform those with all-male boards, leading to an opportunity cost of $655 billion a year in the U.S., U.K. and India alone.