Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies

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April 17, 2013

Interesting Read: “The On-the-Ground Reality of Women Leaders”

little-8-women-300x239After celebrating Women’s History Month in March, it is wise to recognize that women are still on unequal footing in the workplace.  Women have only been allowed in the two-year MBA Program at Harvard Business School for 50 years.

A recent conference at Harvard Business School addressed the on-the-ground reality of women leaders 50 years after the first women were admitted to the School’s two-year MBA Program. And the reality is that women leaders are stuck—for example, women make up less than 5 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs.  Check out Forbes for the full article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/hbsworkingknowledge/2013/04/17/the-on-the-ground-reality-of-women-leaders/ .

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