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It’s no secret that men are doing most of the CEO-ing in the business sphere. Recently there has been a lot of discussion about why there is still such a large discrepancy.

One of the aspects of this complicated discussion are leadership characteristics associated with different genders. Communication and collaborative sharing are among the “feminine” characteristics that a successful business culture should theoretically favor.

Janet Crawford is an expert in the cross-over of neuroscience research and executive leadership. Her new workshop for companies is entitled  The Surprising Neuroscience of Gender Inequity.

“Business culture favors the masculine perspective, not because of an intention to marginalize women, but because men designed it,” said Crawford.

Read the full article here, where one of Crawford’s colleagues interviews her about her research and novel approach to the question of gender inequity.