When it comes to gender diversity within senior positions, women are still massively under-represented within top-ranking positions.
For example, in the UK, women hold just 30% of all senior leadership roles, with just 23% holding executive titles and 29% holding senior manager titles. What’s more, women hold just four per cent of all CEO roles in S&P 500 FIRMS, according to Nichols research.
And even for those in senior positions, a significant gender wage gap still exists among full-time workers. Women earn just 79% of every pound a man earns, on average. In a McKinsey study of nearly 22,000 publicly traded organisations worldwide, 60% have no female Board members.
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