Gender Diversity And Its Relationship To Profitability

Geography: Global —Research Source: PIIE —Date: November 2016 —Findings:  Nearly 33% of companies globally have no women in either board or C-suite positions, 60% have no female board members, 50% have no female top executives, and fewer than 5% have a female CEO. National averages for women’s participation on boards range across countries from 4% to roughly […]

The Millennial Woman Leadership Cohort

Geography: United States —Research Source: Accel & Qualtrics —Date: November 2016 —Findings:  38% of male compared to 14% of female millennials think men are more effective leaders. 17% millennials think women are more effective leaders. 72% of male millennials prefer to work with people of their own gender compared to 66% of females. 44% of millennial women believe […]

Woman Fight Their Way Into The C-suite

Geography: United States —Research Source:  LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Company —Date: November 2016 —Findings:  Women who negotiate for a promotion or compensation increase are 30% more likely than men who negotiate to receive feedback that they are “bossy,” “too aggressive,” or “intimidating.” Only 40% of women are interested in becoming top executives, compared to 56% of men. By the time […]

Women Turn To Entrepreneurship For Workplace Equality

Geography: United States —Research Source: Recruiter.com & 1,000 Dreams Fund —Date: November 2016 —Findings:  30% of young American women want to be entrepreneurs and work for themselves instead of working for a company. 77% of young American women  say that being “too young” has hurt their ability to get a job interview or get hired, and many keep their […]

More Hours In The Office Does Not Mean Men Work Harder

Geography: Global —Research Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics —Date: November 2016 —Findings:  Women make 83% of what full-time working men make. Women who hold full-time jobs earn 79 cents for every dollar that men with full-time jobs earn. African-American and Latina women earn 64 cents and 56 cents, respectively, for every dollar that white, non-Hispanic men earn. […]

Family or Work: Which Comes First?

Geography: United States —Research Source: Gallup —Date: October 2016 —Findings:  35% of female employees are engaged in their jobs, and nearly half of women say they are looking for or considering new jobs. 48% of female employees say that they are actively looking for a different job or watching for new opportunities. 60% of women rate greater work-life […]

Working Mothers Want To Care And Work But Are Ofter Forced To Choose

Geography: United States —Research Source:  Gallup —Date: October 2016 —Findings: Only 35% of female employees are engaged in their jobs, and nearly 50% of women say they are looking for or considering new jobs. 48% of female employees say they are actively looking for a different job or watching for new opportunities. 60% of women rate greater work-life […]

Women’s Care is Riddled With Plan Exclusions

Geography: United States —Research Source: National Women’s Law Center —Date: August 2016 —Findings: 42% of medical plans cover treatment for conditions that result from non-covered services, for example, if you get an infection following cosmetic surgery. 27% of plans include maintenance therapy for a chronic disease or other care that prevents regression of a stable condition. 14% of plans cover […]

Living At Home Is Hip Again

—Geography: Global —Research Source: Pew Research Center —Date: June 2016 —Findings: 48.1% of 18- to 34-year-olds who are located in the European Union were living with their parents in 2014. Young European men are more likely than young women to live in their parents’ home: 54.4% versus 41.7%, respectively. —Recommendations: Moving out is not always the answer. More young […]

Working Dads Are Still The Bread Winners

Geography: United States —Research Source: Harris Poll —Date: May 2016 —Findings:   40% of working moms and working dads are the sole breadwinners for their households, yet working dads are almost three times as likely to earn $50,000 or more and three times as likely to earn six figures. 69% of working moms earning less than $50,000 annually […]