The biggest takeaways for women leaders from this year’s Fortune 500

 500 day. It’s a big day on the Fortune calendar: this morning we published the Fortune 500, our ranking of the 500 largest companies in corporate America. The list’s publication provides an annual opportunity to take stock not just of which businesses are driving the U.S. economy, but of the leaders behind them.

This year, a record 44 women are running Fortune 500 businesses. That’s up from last year’s previous record of 41. It’s certainly progress worth celebrating, but it still means that just 44 out of 500 companies, or 8.8%, are women-led.

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