Episode # 16 – Jacinda Ardern quitting -what’s the implication for women leaders? – is out now on Let’s talk worklife podcast!
Jacinda Ardern quit as New Zealand prime minister early Feb this year, ahead of this year’s election in October saying she no longer has “enough in the tank” to lead. While it was surprising, many around the world were shocked. It wasn’t perceived only as a political news, it was more than that. She was a celebrated darling of the left wing politics and a role model for women leaders, whether she called for it or not, she was portrayed so. So when she decided to quit, it shocked many.
There were many unasked, unanswered questions – the main question what does it imply to be a women leader?
Can women leaders handle pressure?
Can vulnerability shown by women leaders celebrated and copied?
Can women leaders have it all?
So this episode explores all these questions.
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