Supply chain leaders might be shocked to learn that the percentage of women in the workforce has decreased since 2021. In that year, women constituted 41% of the total supply chain workforce. Today, that number has dropped to 39%. In this respect, it seems like the industry is regressing rather than progressing.
While there’s been a slight improvement in the number of women in mid-level positions (first-line managers, senior managers and directors), a closer examination of the corporate hierarchy shows a decline in the number of women in leadership positions –—vice presidents, senior directors, and C-suite executives. The number of women in vice president and senior director roles in supply chain has dropped from 28% in 2019 to 21% in 2022.
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