Gendered Leadership: How Talented Women Thrive

Today, women make up half of the U.S. workforce. They start careers in business and other professions with the same level of intelligence, education, and commitment as men. However, according to Catalyst, women in Fortune 500 Companies only make up 16.9 percent of board of directors, 14.6 percent of executives and 4.6 percent of CEOs. There is a significant gap.

Discussion Questions

  1. What are some strategies to crack the glass ceiling? What are some pitfalls one should avoid?
  2. What drives and sustains successful female leaders? Are all barriers to success real or perceived?
  3. What is your advice for young women who have the desire to lead and leave their mark?

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