Women comprise a significant segment of the workforce. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, women share 46.8% of the total labor force in the United States. So, what does that mean for business leaders? Well, approximately only half of American women participated in the workforce in 1980, compared to nearly 80% of men. And, while the number of women working today is a substantial increase from past years, there’s still a lot that can be done to increase the number of women who are not only part of the workforce, but remain engaged and active throughout their careers.
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