Women Make Up 22% Of Board Members At S&P’s Top 10 Companies [Infographic]
9:45 am, April 25th | by Amy Tennery
We all know that a record number of women today are pursuing bachelors and advanced degrees. And we know that women are (slowly but surely) gaining traction in the startup world.
But women at the top of the corporate ladder? Not so much.
In fact, 40 percent of large companies in the U.S. have no women on their boards, according to a new infographic project compiled by the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. This, despite the fact that the top 10 best-performing S&P 500 companies had boards in which 22 percent of the members were women. And companies with better gender distribution also have 30-percent better IPOs, according to the UNC data. Women: Good At Things.
Check out the rest of these (rather crucial) stats below: