When Women Rule

Petticoat Millennium or Golden Skirts?

“Evolutionary traits explain why women are less drawn to high-ranking jobs”

Helena Cronin

From the boardroom to politics we look to increase the representation of women. But if women were dominant what impact would it have? Might female leaders be the answer to our modern malaise? Could they create a more productive economy and a less conflictual politics? Or is this utopian and sexist? Darwinian philosopher Helena Cronin, Labour politician Diane Abbott, and Morgan Stanley Vice-President Niamh Corbett consider the implications of a radical culture shift. This debate, chaired by Matthew Parris, is brought to you by the Institute of Art and Ideas, home to cutting-edge philosophy and ideas from the world’s leading thinkers.


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