Why Asking Women To Lean In Won’t Solve Our Leadership Problems

Although women are awarded 57% of bachelor’s, 60% of master’s, 51% of doctor’s degrees, and they occupy over half of all managerial and professional roles in the U.S., as well as most middle management roles, they make up fewer than 5% of Fortune 500 CEOs and just 14% of Fortune 500 Executive committee members.

A common misconception is that the major reason for this obvious underrepresentation is women’s inability (or unwillingness) to lean in, defined broadly as the tendency to showcase assertiveness and ambition.

More information: https://www.forbes.com/sites/tomaspremuzic/2019/03/04/why-asking-women-to-lean-in-wont-solve-our-leadership-problems/#1c2f5ca82cbf

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