The female leadership gap in the corporate world isn’t going away, but there are ways to address it, from sponsorships to mentoring and beyond. But it’s going to take work from all sides.
First, the bad news. According to the Center for American Progress, while women hold 52% of all professional level jobs, they only hold 25% percent of executive and senior manager roles and just 20% of board seats. If that’s not staggering enough, women make up only 6% of CEOs.