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BBC News: Breakfast show

Professor Sucheta Nadkarni, Director of the Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the gender pay gap and what could be done to address this issue. Gender pay gap figures provide useful information, but companies may seek to reduce the pay gap by hiring very senior female professionals and this doesn’t provide a full picture, Sucheta says. “It’s important to focus on outreach and hire at all levels, and introduce sponsorship and mentoring for women – this kind of infrastructure can help and push the pipeline.”