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Gender Disparity

34 women have ever served as governors compared to 2319 men
(Center for American Women and Politics)

3% of Fortune 500 CEOs are women (CNN Money)

3% of clout positions in the mainstream media – telecommunications, entertainment, publishing and advertising- are held by women

3% of creative directors within ad agencies are women (Advertising Age)

80% of all purchasing decisions are made by women (Forbes)

89 countries have more women in national legislatures than the United States
(Miss Representation/Inter-Parliamentary Union)

29% of American firms are owned by women, yet employ only 6% of the country’s workforce and account for barely 4% of business revenues.  This is roughly the same share they contributed in 1997.
(The Economist / 2013 State of Women Owned Businesses)



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