Women at Work – Something’s Got to Change

April 25, 2012

Women comprise nearly half the U.S. workforce and start businesses at 1.5x the national average. However, females are underrepresented on corporate Boards and male founded companies receive 95% of venture capital funding. The University of North Carolina’s online business program, MBA@UNC, highlights these and other business-related gender inequities in its infographic below. One particular fact that caught my eye: 40% of companies in Norway have women Board members versus the United States’ 16%. Aren’t we supposed to be the land of equality?

Women at Work Infographic Via MBA@UNC
Via MBA@UNC MBA Online & Women 2.0

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Terri Tierney Clark

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