Women In Leadership Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"In 2020, women held only 29% of senior management positions globally."

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"As of 2019, only 5% of Fortune 500 CEOs are women."

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"In the United States, only 40% of management positions were held by women in 2021."

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"Women occupied only 25% of board seats at S&P 500 companies in 2020."

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"In 2021, 46% of UK FTSE 100 boardroom appointments went to women, but they still only make up 36.2% of all board members."

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"As of December 2021, 25 countries have a woman serving as head of state or government."

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"Women make up 24.9% of national parliamentarians as of October 2021."

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"In 2020, the US Congress had a record number of women, reaching 23.7%."

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"Only 2.2% of venture capital funding went to female-founded startups in 2020."

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"39% of women in management and professional roles are now out-earning their husbands, compared to 18% in 1987."

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"Globally, the percentage of women participating in executive committees has grown by 25% since 2006."

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"44% of women believe they have fewer opportunities than men for career advancement."

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"Among high-growth companies, women-led businesses achieved greater return on equity, at 10.1% compared to 7.4% for those led by men."

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"Companies with more than 30% women executives were more likely to outperform companies with less gender diversity on their executive teams."

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"Women comprise approximately 27% of senior leadership roles in the technology industry."

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"Female-founded companies generate $730 billion in revenue globally, while receiving only $199 billion total investment, a 2.5% equity gap."

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"In 2018, the wage gap increased as seniority increased, with male executives earning 27.2% more than their female counterparts."

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"Companies with women founders have 23% less venture debt compared to those with male counterparts."

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