Recognizing the Achievements of Women in Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine

Where are Women CEOs Found?:
The highest percentage of female CEOs is in the retail industry (12 percent), followed by the consumer industry (9 percent). The two industries with the lowest percentage of women CEOs are industrial (4 percent) and healthcare (less than 1 percent), according to a study conducted last fall by Korn Ferry,

Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards

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We Need More Role Models For Women In Stem Now

Nicki Palmer, the chief network officer at Verizon Wireless, credits supportive parents (including finding a role model in her mechanical engineer father) with her successful career in the telecommunications industry. "For more girls to be competitive in the technology-laden workforce of the future, they need role models and encouragement," says Palmer. "How many young girls with the interest and aptitude to be in STEM fields never get there because they don't have adequate examples or backing"»  Link to the original article