In our first guest blog Professor Colette Henry, Head of Department of Business Studies, Dundalk Institute of Technology, argues that women are “simply less prepared to come forward to take on business leadership roles” and states that, as the veterinary profession becomes increasingly female, this raises serious concerns.
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Professor Colette Henry MBA PhD FRSA FHEA, Head of Department of Business Studies,
Dundalk Institute of Technology
The evidence is clear: the veterinary sector is witnessing an unprecedented shift toward a predominately female workforce. Recent data suggest that today’s veterinary profession is characterised by young female vets mainly working full time in small animal practices…
Vet Futures, a major new initiative that aims to help the profession prepare for and shape its own future, was launched at the British Veterinary Association (BVA) Congress at the London Vet Show on 20 November.
#BVACongress Fiona Andrew @bvnauk says the #VetFutures and #VNFutures began discussions around how vet nurses should be seen as an allied profession that stands shoulder to shoulder with the vet profession, not as subordinates #Vetshow #whatVNsdo