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MA Top 25 Companies

2020 Report The Women’s Power Gap in Corporate MA Download full report Download summary Overview Key Stats Rankings Overview Overview The data from this study suggest that the lack of women at the top levels of our largest corporations cannot solely be explained as a problem of a “leaky pipeline.” The fact that women comprise 25% of executive team members, drop to 10% of highest paid executives, and 4% of CEOs, points to systemic institutional bias at the highest levels of power and influence. We offer the recommendations below as a starting point for what we hope will be a

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MA Business & Civic Orgs

2019 Report The Women’s Power Gap in MA Business and Civic Organizations Download report Key Stats Rankings Key Stats We undertook this research to determine who is leading on gender and racial balance among 25 prominent Massachusetts business advocacy organizations and who is falling behind. Women and people of color represent 51.5% and 28%, respectively, of the state’s population yet are significantly underrepresented in leadership positions. Why? These groups have outsized impact on the direction and growth of our economy, which makes diversity among them paramount. The data show: 15 of 25 organizations (60%) have neither a female CEO nor

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MA Public Boards & Commissions

2019 Report The Women’s Power Gap in MA Public Boards & Commissions Download report Key Stats Profiles Key Stats In Massachusetts, Women and people of color represent 51.5% and nearly 30%, respectively, of the state’s population. We undertook this research to understand the gender and racial representation among 50 prominent public boards and commissions. The data show: 50% of the boards and commissions have less than 40% women board members. Only 32% have achieved gender parity. Women comprise 22% of CEOs, 34% of board chairs, and hold 39% of board seats. People of color comprise 7% of CEOs and 10%

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MA Higher Education

2019 Report The Women’s Power Gap MA Higher Ed Download report Overview Key Stats Rankings Overview Overview In 2018, the Women’s Power Gap Initiative published its first report on women’s leadership at the highest levels within Massachusetts’ institutions of higher education. This 2019 report yields some real progress. There were 14 presidential transitions for the 2018/2019 academic year, and women were selected for 50% of the, adding a total of five net new women presidents to the field. Women now hold 34 of 92 presidencies or 37%, which is a significant gain over the 31% they held in 2018. Three

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