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  •   Steven H. Appelbaum

  •   Shirin Emadi-Mahabadi

Abstract

Women especially have been faced with immense challenges because of this impossible global crisis; many are being forced to choose between family responsibilities and their career. Now more than ever, as we look towards a post-pandemic future, organizations must continue to strive towards inclusive workplaces. The implementation of employee upskilling programs will be one key action to attract talent and ensure sustained future prosperity. Profitability and growth depend on inclusivity; the companies that realize this will see the short and long-term advantages. Others will fall behind and leave the door open for those progressive enough to claim market share. Now that we are more than a year into the pandemic, arguably one of the largest global crises in a century, it is important to explore and explain how women have been affected, and what this could mean for the future of their place in leadership.

Keywords: COVID-19, gender, gender parity, leadership, post pandemic

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Appelbaum, S. H., & Emadi-Mahabadi, S. (2022). Gender Parity in The Workplace: How COVID-19 Has Affected Women. European Journal of Business and Management Research, 7(1), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.24018/ejbmr.2022.7.1.1169