The role of visibility and career advancement of women in Kenya

  • Teresia Kavoo Linge United States International University Kenya
  • Willie VanRensburg NorthWest University
  • Damary Sikalieh United States International University

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate whether women employees are visible in their organizations in Kenya. The study was a cross-sectional survey carried out among women employees of the Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) member organizations. Stratified and random sampling was used to select a sample of 400 women employees. Data were collected using a self administered questionnaire and analysed using both quantitative and qualitative techniques. The results indicate that the visibility of women in their organizations is low.

 Key words: visibility, women, Kenya, career advancement

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