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Women CEOs – Myths & Messages From The Top

WOMEN CEOS Myths and Messages From The Top Myth #1 - Women get paid more equitably as they rise up the corporate ladder - Male CEOS earn $11.9 million on average every year in the United States Female CEOS earn $3.8 million on average every year in the United States 2$ While the average woman in the US earns 78 cents on every dollar a man earns, the average female CEO earns only 33 cents on every dollar a male CEO makes Myth #2 - Women must choose between family and success Truth: 80% of women in the US FORTUNE 500 WOMEN have children. This is the WOMEN IN same of female CEOS; 80% of current fortune 500 female CEOs also have children THE US CEOS Myth #3 - North America leads the world in hiring women CEOS Truth: South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) lead the world. While women hold 15% of all senior management positions in the US, most of these roles are in Human Resources and Finance. The number of women CEOS is actually much lower at 6%, which falls short of the global average of 9% and is far behind Australia where women account for 30% of all CEOS. The percentage of companies employing women CEOS: 9% 6% 9% 13% 13% 15% Worldwide North Latin Europe Asia ASEAN America America Pacific Region Australia - 30% Thailand - 29% Italy - 24% Argentina - 23% China - 19% US - 6% Brazil - 3% Japan - 3% Fact: The number of women CEOS in the US is on the rise 40 30 Katherine Graham Marissa Mayer The Washington Post YAHOO! 1972 - 1992 The Washington Post Co July 2012 - Present Yahoo! "If you can find something you're really passionate about, whether you're a "Once, power was considered a masculine man or a woman comes attribute. In fact, power has no sex" a lot less into play. Passion is a gender- neutralizing force" Number of children: Number of children: రొ 3.8% female CEOS (19 in 2012) - 96.2% male CEOS FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES Spotlight: Advice from the most powerful women CEOS in the US Meg Whitman Ginny Rometty Patricia A. Woertz hp IBM ADM Fortune 500 Rank: 10 2011 Salary: $16.5 million Fortune 50O Rank: 19 2011 Salary: $8.3 million Fortune 500 Rank: 28 2011 Salary: $4.3 million "Remember that you can do anything you want to do. Don't let anyone say 'you're not smart enough ... it's too hard .. it's a dumb idea ... girls don't do that.' My mom gave me that advice in 1973, and it "There is not a job l've held in my career that was held by a woman before me, but if there have been challenges, I never viewed them as "You always have to do something that puts you in a zone you don't know. Someone once told me that growth and comfort do not coexist, and I think it's a really good thing to remember" related to gender. I'm sometimes mistaken for the wife of the allowed me to never worry about what others were saying about my career direction" chairman; I just laugh it off" Number of children: Number of children: Number of children: రో Indra K. Nooyi Irene B. Rosenfeld Ellen J. Kullman OU POND PEPSICO kraft foods Fortune 500 Rank: 41 Fortune 50O Rank: 50 Fortune 500 Rank: 72 2011 Salary: $19.6 million 2011 Salary: $16.7 million 2011 Salary: $6.1 million "I look at engineering schools today and they enroll 20 to 30 "The first thing l'd say to women is put aside the guilt. I think we're all programmed to feel guilty for not giving total effort at the job. If we do, we worry about not giving it all at home to the kids or our spouse. If you give up the guilt, that's a huge load off your shoulders" "We [women] have the opportunity to be role models and mentor percent women as opposed to there just being three of us when I attended, so there is progress. I believe we're not doing the right job in middle schools to get more kids into engineering no matter their gender" others. Hang in there; we can help to reshape the environment on the job and outside" Number of children: Number of children: Number of children: How do these salaries compare to the highest paid CEO? SIMON David Simon, CEO of the David Simon Propery Group, is the highest paid CEO on the Fortune 500 list, earning $137.2million last year. In comparison, the highest paid female CEO earned $19.6million SOURCES: | 2011 Grant Thornton International Business Report | | motifinVESTING Data as of 2012 | ©2012 | Member SIPC 2011 2010 1997 1996 • 1995 • 1994 o 1993 THE NEWCOMER 1989 1988 1987 • 1986 • 1985 • 1984 • 1983 • 1982 • 1981 • 1980 • 1979 • 1978 • 1977 • 1976 • 1975 • 1974 • 1973 1972 20 Number of female CEOS THE PIONEER

Women CEOs – Myths & Messages From The Top

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As life at the corporate top goes, women have come a long way — but has it been far enough? That’s a question that intrigued Motif Investing, which created an infographic to illustrate the current...


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