Snapshot: Women’s Corporate Progress

by InvestorPlace Staff | May 10, 2012 11:43 am

Snapshot: Women’s Corporate Progress

women diversity Snapshot: Women's Corporate Progress[1]As part of InvestorPlace‘s salute to Mother’s Day, we’ve recognized a number of individual women in business, including those heading blue chips[2], founding startups[3] and managing hedge funds[4].

However, we also wanted to take a look at some of the progress women as a whole have achieved in past years. The graphic below shows some of the headway women have made in the boardroom, on the payroll and in the classroom.

IPStat Snapshot: Women's Corporate Progress

One hopes, however, that the charts above are far from the finished story. Especially as the gender pay gap is concerned, while women have come a long way, there’s still plenty of work to be done toward evening the playing field in Wall Street and the rest of corporate America.

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Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://investorplace.com/hot-topics/women-diversity/
  2. blue chips: http://investorplace.com/2012/05/the-top-10-female-ceos/
  3. founding startups: http://investorplace.com/ipo-playbook/7-women-steering-successful-startups/
  4. managing hedge funds: http://investorplace.com/2012/05/5-of-the-most-influential-women-in-the-2t-hedge-fund-world/

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