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The figure represents a jump from 2016, when women held 15% of corporate board seats. California might have something to do with the shift.
From Aretha Franklin to Sandra Day O'Connor, these incredible women got things done — and we should never forget their accomplishments.
These female-founded companies should always be on your radar for the innovative products they offer, but especially on International Women's Day.
For centuries, women have been unsung heroes of the workforce. Here's a look at what they've accomplished in the West throughout the years.
A founder who built a multimillion-dollar company has pragmatic advice for people who want to start their own business
Alli Webb cofounded Drybar with her brother and husband in 2008. Ten years later, Drybar is a multi-million dollar business with more than 100 locations nationwide. She said a successful business starts with an "extreme passion" and good leaders who are open to honest feedback.
Dina Powell was the highest ranking Arab-American in the Bush administration. After making millions on Wall Street, she briefly served in the Trump administration, and now she's rumored to replace outgoing ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley.
Sylvia Acevedo grew up as a Girl Scout and was named CEO of the organization in 2017 after working as a rocket scientist for NASA and engineer for IBM. She introduced new Girl Scout badges, including for programming robots and cybersecurity mastery.
A rocket scientist-turned-CEO proved her boss wrong early in her career by booking a ticket to Latin America — and got herself a promotion
The CEO of Girl Scouts wasn't always surrounded by women in her career. In fact, being a woman almost held Sylvia Acevedo back from getting a promotion — until she proved her boss wrong.
Girl Scouts CEO Sylvia Acevedo had a career as a trailblazer, and now she's using her experience to reinvent the Girl Scouts with a science and tech focus. She's also doubling down on programs tailored to girls as Boy Scouts goes co-ed.
Recent data suggests that women make up less than 50% of leadership positions at companies like Facebook, Amazon, and Google.