India, May 22 -- According to a Credit Suisse report, the percentage of women in senior management roles in India has grown from 6.9% in 2016 to 8.5% in 2019. But the fact is that even though there are more women graduates, the number of those joining the corporate sector and rising to the top remains abysmally low.

Every year when the world's top 50 CEOs or CXOs are listed, the debate on how women need to be better represented comes back, but little has changed in the bigger picture. The World Economic Forum says that at the current rate of change, it will take 108 years to close the overall gender gap and 202 years to bring parity in the workplace. Experts have noted that women need more mentors as they are not active in peer-group net...