Broken Ladders: Barriers to Women’s Representation in Nonprofit Leadership

When we talk about the representation gap between women and men in leadership, many people think about elected officials or CEO positions at Fortune 500 companies. But women are underrepresented in leadership positions across all sectors of the economy and American society. In this research, we take a closer look at the broken ladders to advancement that women face even in sectors where they make up the majority of workers: at nonprofit organizations, in postsecondary education, and at philanthropic foundations.

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Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership

Why are women leaders still outnumbered by men from Capitol Hill to the boardroom, and what can you do about it?

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The Science Behind Implicit Bias

Are you biased against women leaders? It turns out, most people still associate leadership with men more strongly than they do with women.

The Simple Truth About the Gender Pay Gap Fall 2017

The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap

Learn about the math behind the gender pay gap nationwide and in your state.