July 2013
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MIA: Women in the Executive Suite

Monday, July 8, 2013

Women with leadership capabilities are abundant. Why aren't they getting the top jobs?

Fifty years after the feminist wake-up call, why are women still so vastly outnumbered in key leadership roles in business? Women make up 49 percent of the U.S. workforce, but they account for only 4 percent of corporate CEOs, 14 percent of executive officers, and 20 percent of America's government officials.

This poor showing is despite evidence that some people perceive women as better leaders than

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