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Sinead Sharkey-Steenson: ‘Women have picked up the slack this year’

Sinead Sharkey-Steenson tells Emma Deighan why she’s
calling time on gender inequality

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Sinead Sharkey-Steenson

Sinead Sharkey-Steenson

Sinead Sharkey-Steenson

Sinead Sharkey-Steenson, founder and director of Generation Women, says one of her clients found herself working on an ironing board as her partner took the spare room as his office during lockdown.

She uses that scenario as a classic example of how women’s careers are rarely prioritised in “the traditional home” and says lockdown and its additional pressures on women have been the final straw in the equality battle.


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