The United States – one of the (or perhaps the most) advanced nation in terms of women rights and liberalization, but how many women have held the topmost of the government positions till now? Only a handful that you can think of? You are right. It is very aptly stated in an article that “Unfortunately, the closest we have come to seeing a female commander-in-chief is on television”.
What about the higher-up corporate positions? The record there is not that good either. In a recent article, Amy Joyce writes about the severe under representation of women in top corporate leadership positions.
Read more — Women still rarely make it to the most senior levels of business by PATRICIA LAUNT .
Very interestingly, rather disturbingly, the Catalyst report this year indicates that it could take 40 years for women to achieve parity with men in corporate officer ranks! “Wow”, oh yet again, I’d rather say “Oh, man!”