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Many employees think women are well represented in leadership when they see only a few. Because they’ve gotten comfortable with the status quo, they don’t feel any urgency for change. Further, many men don’t fully grasp the state of women in the workplace, and some worry that gender diversity efforts disadvantage them. As a result, men are less committed to the issue, and we can’t get to equality without them.
Many companies overlook the realities of women of color, who face the greatest obstacles and receive the least support. When companies take a one-size-fits-all approach to advancing women, women of color end up underserved and left behind.
By the time women reach the SVP level, they hold only 21% of line roles. Since the vast majority of CEOs come from line roles, this dramatically hurts women’s odds of reaching the very top.