The Advantages of Being a Woman Leader - Lean in Canada

Articles about how women face disadvantages and challenges in the workplace dominate the discussion on professional women and equality – but can being a woman leader actually be an advantage? Marilyn McHarg has a unique perspective on being a woman in leadership.

As the President and CEO of Dignitas International, Marilyn runs a leading medical humanitarian organization dedicated to improving access to treatment and quality of care for people with HIV/AIDS and related diseases. She has more than 20 years of medical humanitarian experience, notably as the executive director for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) / Doctors Without Borders, the world’s leading independent medical humanitarian organization.

Get to know Marilyn and how she grew her career, from front-line clinician to CEO in global humanitarian aid.

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