Honesty, Intelligence and Work Ethic

August 21, 2015

In partnership with Fiji Women’s Rights Movement, FemLINKPACIFC and Commonwealth Local Government Forum Pacific, a study commissioned by IWDA’s Funding Leadership and Opportunities for Women program investigated Public Perceptions of Women in Leadership. After extensive research, the characteristics of a good leader were condensed into three essential traits.

“Being hardworking, honest and intelligent were the three traits most frequently assessed as being absolutely essential in a political leader. Over two thirds of respondents stated that these traits are equally true of men and women”


Learn more in the full report