June 1, 2019

Powerledger executive chairman Dr Jemma Green talks workplace gaslighting in AFR’s Boss Magazine

There is a silent epidemic happening in the Australian workforce. The heads of Powerledger, AgriDigital and Elevacao have had enough of gaslighting in the workplace.

Dr Jemma Green has had enough. As has AgriDigital co-founder Emma Weston and Elevacao co-founder Marisa Warren. The trio has detected a silent epidemic in the Australian workforce - gaslighting. And, they’re calling it out.

Gaslighting is a manipulation technique that is being deployed to prevent some women from advancing in their careers.

It plays into the age-old perceptions of women being emotional, irrational and unable to think critically.

It can be so subtle, women don’t even know it’s happening.

Dr Green says gaslighting is unacceptable, and as a female business leader, she’s personally making it her mission to call it out and put an end to it in the workplace.

Read the full article in The Australian Financial Review’s Boss Magazine here

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