On International Women’s Day, Travolution hears from senior female leaders in the travel and technology sectors
International Women’s Day 2022: We hear from senior female leaders in travel and technology
On International Women’s Day, Travolution hears from senior female leaders in the travel and technology sectors from leading consumer brands trip.com and Skyscanner, and aviation tech specialist IBS Software and corporate accommodation platform AltoVita.
They talk about their experiences of being women in business and the sort of challenges still being faced as staff, employers, entire sectors and governments strive to #BeatTheBias and to achieve true gender equality. They also talk about the advantages for all companies when they embrace diversity in their workforces.
IWD 2022 Big Interview: ‘Think equal’ and ‘define your own limits’, says IBS Software’s Latha Nair
Latha Nair, vice president and head of service delivery at aviation sector specialist IBS Software talks about what has inspired her and hopes for an increasingly gender diverse workforce in both travel and technology
IWD 2022 Company Profile: AltoVita, the female founded firm disrupting a sector
Lee Hayhurst spoke to Vivi Himmel about the importance of having a diverse mindset as a founder and the challenge of breaking into a male dominated sector in travel and technology
IWD 2022 Guest Post: Time for gender equality pandemic reset in travel
Naomi Hahn, vice president strategy at Skyscanner, reflects on how the experience of the pandemic represented an opportunity to think deeply and build back a stronger, more equitable travel sector for employees of all genders
IWD 2022 Big Interview: Trip.com chief Jane Sun on striving for better diversity
In a Q&A to mark International Women’s Day, Jane Sun, chief executive of global OTA and Skyscanner parent Trip.com explains why gender diversity is crucial to the success of any business
IWD 2022 Guest Post: How to balance the scales for women in STEM careers
Sharon Doyle, global vice president global product management at Travelport, says despite the recent push for gender equality in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers, women are still the minority in these fields. She says change doesn’t happen overnight, but there are tangible actions we can all take to balance the scales