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Women Need More Seats

94% 92% 91% 90% 87% 85% 85% 82% 2% United Church of Christ 19 Presbuterian 15 Methodist 12 foiscopal Clergy 11% Lutheran Ciergy 5% Southern Baptist Clergy Ps Cathalic Priests 15 jeaish Rahbis 9% 10% 15% 18% 15% FORTUNE 100 CEOS CONTRIBUTORS TO WIKIPEDIA START-UP FOUNDERS VOTING POWER ON THE WORLD'S KEY INTEREST RATES TOP 100 BILLIONAIRES SENIOR MANAGEMENT (ALL INDUSTRIES) CONGRESSIONAL SEATS LEADERSHIP ROLES IN THE CLERGY WOMEN NEED MORE SEATS Women need more seats at the table. And while we appreciate the right to a seat, truthfully, not just any seat will do Specifically, we need more seats in leadership roles at the highest levels in business, politics, technology, the media, the clergy and even controlling the world's wealth. Right now, the gender distribution is horribly off-balance: Only 6% of Fortune 100 CEOS are women (and none of them run companies above #39); only 8% of technology start-ups are led by women; only 9% of contributors on Wikipedia are women; women account for only a tenth of the voting power on the world's key interest rates; only 13% of the top 100 billionaires worldwide are women and only one out of these 13 holds an active leadership role, while all others serve more of a shareholder or family inheritance role; women account for only 15% of senior management in all industries; combined across eight major religions, women hold only 15% of the leadership roles in the clergy; and less than 18% of Congressional seats are held by women. - Leslie Bradshaw, President, CO0 & Co-Founder of JESS3 (blogger, ForbesWoman "More Seats) Brought to you by JESS3 Women in Congress, 212th Congress Inc Magazine, 2011 Fortune Magazine, 2011 The New York Times, 2011 SOURCES The White House Project Report Benchmarking Women's Leadership, 2009 Forbes Magazine, 2011

Women Need More Seats

shared by JESS3 on Aug 05
To help underscore the disparity between the leadership roles men hold as compared to women, we decided to display the percentages as male and female silhouettes sitting on an actual chair. The more l...




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