I don’t know if you’re one of the 12 million people and rising who have watched the video of the robot “Atlas” being pushed over and getting up by itself since it was released last week. But it’s clear that advances in technology are leading businesses and societies into new terrain. In the financial services sector, we’ve seen what bots and artificial intelligence can do to trading. Increasing numbers of driverless cars are on the roads. Drones are helping to transform traditional agricultural practices, repair oil rigs and construct buildings. Smart homes are just around the corner. Nano robots are being designed to destroy cancer cells inside the body.
These are exciting times. There are new opportunities in every sector. And it is in these disruptive times when innovation and fresh thinking are needed like never before. Gender diversity is critical to achieving this.
So there’s never been a better time […]