India, Nov. 22 -- I've had a few people reach out to me and ask me why we're so keen on hiring only a female sales executive for The Quad, when it's probably much easier to find qualified male candidates who'd be a good fit and my position would get filled at the earliest.

In fact, we even have a couple of male candidates who'd be a great fit, and we are intentionally choosing not to move forward with them.

I want to take a moment to clarify the WHY behind this decision.

What is the reason after all?


Not like we are this huge corporation that needs to fill some diversity quota for the optics of it.

We operate in a male-dominated industry, with more men in leadership roles, more men being subject-matter experts and more men...