Networking like a man isn’t enough. Successful women rely on other women to reach leadership roles, study finds.

Landing an executive leadership role at a major company often requires making connections with the right people. Graduate students seeking high-ranking corporate jobs are encouraged to build a network of diverse and influential contacts, and avoid cliques.

That advice often works — for men. After all, the leaders of corporate America are overwhelmingly men: Women make up fewer than 5 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs and fewer than a quarter of Fortune 500 board members.

More information: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2019/01/24/networking-like-man-isnt-enough-successful-women-rely-other-women-reach-leadership-roles-study-finds/

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