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Women @ Work: Sound Bites and Statistics From Women Who Lead

Women @ Work Sound bites and statistics from women who lead Women make up 46.9% of the U.S. workforce. Women are founding businesses at 1.5x the national average! Types of Businesses Women Own Arts/entertainment/rec 4.8%- Educational services 3.5% -8.4% Real estate/rental/leasing Construction 3.4%- Finance/insurance 2.6%- Accommodation/food services 2.5% Transportation/warehousing 1.8% Wholesale trade 1.7% Manufacturing 1.5%- N0.1% Admin/support, waste management/remediation 1.8% Retail 14.1% Professional/scientific/ technical services Information 1.2% Agriculture/forestry/fishing/hunting 0.3%- Mining/quarrying/oil/gas extraction 0.2% Utilities <0.1% Industries not classified <0.1% Management of companies/enterprises <0.1%- 15.8% Healthcare/social assistance -16.1% Other services "Women still have an uneasy relationship with power and the traits necessary to be a leader. There is this internalized fear that if we are really powerful, we are going to be considered ruthless or pushy or strident - all IA those epithets that strike right at our femininity. We are still working at trying to overcome the fear that power and womanliness are mutually exclusive." Arianna Huffington, Founder of The Huffington Post In 2009, Arianna Huffington was named as No. 12 in Forbes first-ever list of the Most Influential Women in Media. 187 million women worldwide are currently Women owned 7.8 million business That's 28.7% starting or running a business enterprise. in 2007 -- up 20.1% from 2002. of non-farm businesses. "We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women's voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored." Sheryl Sandberg, C00 of Facebook Prior to Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg was the chief of staff for the U.S. Secretary of Treasury during the Clinton administration and Google's VP of Global Online Sales and Operation. But in Larger Corporations, Where Are the Leading Ladies? However, the S&P 500 companies ranked in the top 10 by Governance Metrics International (GMI) have about 22% women on their boards. 40% of large public companies worldwide have no women on their board of directors. Only between 3% and 5% of women-owned business receive venture capital. Just 10% of venture-funded startups are women-owned.. .and only 10% of venture capitalists are women. Percentage of Companies with Women Board Members 40.1% Norway 27.3% Sweden 24.5% Finland 16.1% United States 15.8% South Africa 12.7% France 12.5% United Kingdom 8.5% China 0.9% Japan "There's a benefit to including women, there's a benefit to considering women, there's a benefit to writing about women, and there's a benefit to having women included in everything. And I think it's ridiculous that this is a situation I have to be defensive about." Rachel Sklar, Blogger and Founder of Change the Ratio Rachel Sklar was recently listed in the 2011I Silicon Alley (NYC) 100 List by Business Insider for Change the Ratio. Especially in Technology, There is a Need to "Change the Ratio" Fewer than 5% of startups Women are only 25% of the tech industry. are owned by women. Only 3-5% of all women-owned businesses receive VC. Male-owned businesses receive 95% of VC money awarded. Female entrepreneurs begin with about 1/8 of the funding of male-owned ventures. Women-operated, venture-backed companies have 12% higher revenues. Companies with more equalized gender distribution in the upper echelons garnered 30% better results from IPOS. "Embrace what you don't know, especially in the beginning because what you don't know can become your greatest assets. It ensures that you will be doing things absolutely differently from everybody else." Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx Blakely is the youngest self-made woman to join the Forbes Billionaire Club. Female Patent Holders Just 5.5% of commercial However, numbers for all patents are increasing: patents are held by women. 2010: 22,984 patents to women, 35%+ from 2009: 18% of patents granted that year 2009: 17,061 patents to women, 4.5%+ from 2008 2008: 16,321 patents women % OF ALL PATENTS GRANTED THAT WERE RECEIVED BY WOMEN 20% 18% 15% 14% 10% 9% 5% 1990 2000 2010 YEAR WELL-KNOWN PATENTS 1958: Bette Nesmith Graham invented and patented Liquid Paper when troubles with typewriter typos became too cumbersome. 1974: Stephanie Kwolek was granted a patent for the discovery of Kevlar, the bullet- and fire-proof material. She received. r co-received, 16 other U.S. patents in her life. 2000: Sara Blakely wrote her own patent for SPANX after being turned down by several different patent laywers. How Can Women Lead? Having the discussion about why women need to have more influence in the workplace is progressive, but the question of how is just as important. For many women, the foundation of growing as a leader in business starts at the university level. Women now earn more bachelor's degrees than men. They're excelling in master's programs, too. 1/3 of MBA recipients in the U.S. are women 68% more -- the highest proportion ever. 106,000 women took the GMAT in 2010 -- also the most ever. hetp://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat18.pdf http://bls.gov/news.release/nisyth.nro.htm http://managementfortune.cnn.com/2011/04/22/more-female-mbas-but-little-gains-for-equal-pay http://www.bls.gowicps/cpsaat18.pdf http//www.hutfingtonpost.com/2011/12/15/female-entrepreneurship n 1149393.html cenwsgovlecon/sbo/get07sofhtml?12 hetp://www.ce comites/sabr p01105/03/women-are-stronger-than-men-in-entrepreneurship http://www.forbes http://www.nwbc.gow/sites/defaultufiles/SBO%20Preliminary2OResults20Report.pdf hetp://www.nber.org/papers/w17888 hetp://www.huffingtonpost.com/karin-kamp/women-patent-holders b_1310575.html hetp://www.nwbc.gow/news/more-patents-granted-women-recent-years hetp://www.sbagowcommunity/blogs/official-sba-news-and-views/open-business/urban-economik-forum-investing-women-entre http://postnyssa.org/nyssa news/2011/07/the-value-of women-on-boards-what-statistics-and-common sense tell ushtml http://www.catalyst.org/publication/433/women-on-boards hetp://www.inc.com/articles/201104/women-in-technology-face-uphill-battle.html http://www.women2.org/fostering-more female tech-entrepreneurs/ hetp://articles.businessinsider.com/2011-09-30/strategy/102281601 start-ups-y-combinator-women-s-business-research hetp://thegrindstone.com/mentor/the-venture-capitalist-old-boys-club-is-still-alive-but-women-may-be-shutting-themselves-out http://www.shebytes.com/2011/11/09/techcrunch-controversy-michael-arrington-minority-comments/ http://articles.businessinsider.com/2011-09-30/strategy/30228160_1 start-ups-y-combinator-women-s-business-research hetp://nocountryforyoungwomen.com/lp=1031 http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/mar/08/indra-nooyi-100-women hetp://www.mediate.com/online/transcript-tedisrupt-ladypanel-sept-2010/5/ http://managementfortune.cnn.com/2011/10/05bms-ginni-rometty-growth-and-comfort-do-not-coexist/ http://www.forbes.com/sites/cvharquail/2012/02/08/what-women-want-from-facebooks-sheryl-sandberg/3/ TILI UNC KENAN-FLAGLER BUSINESS SCHOOL PERCENTAGE Women @ Work Sound bites and statistics from women who lead Women make up 46.9% of the U.S. workforce. Women are founding businesses at 1.5x the national average! Types of Businesses Women Own Arts/entertainment/rec 4.8%- Educational services 3.5% -8.4% Real estate/rental/leasing Construction 3.4%- Finance/insurance 2.6%- Accommodation/food services 2.5% Transportation/warehousing 1.8% Wholesale trade 1.7% Manufacturing 1.5%- N0.1% Admin/support, waste management/remediation 1.8% Retail 14.1% Professional/scientific/ technical services Information 1.2% Agriculture/forestry/fishing/hunting 0.3%- Mining/quarrying/oil/gas extraction 0.2% Utilities <0.1% Industries not classified <0.1% Management of companies/enterprises <0.1%- 15.8% Healthcare/social assistance -16.1% Other services "Women still have an uneasy relationship with power and the traits necessary to be a leader. There is this internalized fear that if we are really powerful, we are going to be considered ruthless or pushy or strident - all IA those epithets that strike right at our femininity. We are still working at trying to overcome the fear that power and womanliness are mutually exclusive." Arianna Huffington, Founder of The Huffington Post In 2009, Arianna Huffington was named as No. 12 in Forbes first-ever list of the Most Influential Women in Media. 187 million women worldwide are currently Women owned 7.8 million business That's 28.7% starting or running a business enterprise. in 2007 -- up 20.1% from 2002. of non-farm businesses. "We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women's voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored." Sheryl Sandberg, C00 of Facebook Prior to Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg was the chief of staff for the U.S. Secretary of Treasury during the Clinton administration and Google's VP of Global Online Sales and Operation. But in Larger Corporations, Where Are the Leading Ladies? However, the S&P 500 companies ranked in the top 10 by Governance Metrics International (GMI) have about 22% women on their boards. 40% of large public companies worldwide have no women on their board of directors. Only between 3% and 5% of women-owned business receive venture capital. Just 10% of venture-funded startups are women-owned.. .and only 10% of venture capitalists are women. Percentage of Companies with Women Board Members 40.1% Norway 27.3% Sweden 24.5% Finland 16.1% United States 15.8% South Africa 12.7% France 12.5% United Kingdom 8.5% China 0.9% Japan "There's a benefit to including women, there's a benefit to considering women, there's a benefit to writing about women, and there's a benefit to having women included in everything. And I think it's ridiculous that this is a situation I have to be defensive about." Rachel Sklar, Blogger and Founder of Change the Ratio Rachel Sklar was recently listed in the 2011I Silicon Alley (NYC) 100 List by Business Insider for Change the Ratio. Especially in Technology, There is a Need to "Change the Ratio" Fewer than 5% of startups Women are only 25% of the tech industry. are owned by women. Only 3-5% of all women-owned businesses receive VC. Male-owned businesses receive 95% of VC money awarded. Female entrepreneurs begin with about 1/8 of the funding of male-owned ventures. Women-operated, venture-backed companies have 12% higher revenues. Companies with more equalized gender distribution in the upper echelons garnered 30% better results from IPOS. "Embrace what you don't know, especially in the beginning because what you don't know can become your greatest assets. It ensures that you will be doing things absolutely differently from everybody else." Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx Blakely is the youngest self-made woman to join the Forbes Billionaire Club. Female Patent Holders Just 5.5% of commercial However, numbers for all patents are increasing: patents are held by women. 2010: 22,984 patents to women, 35%+ from 2009: 18% of patents granted that year 2009: 17,061 patents to women, 4.5%+ from 2008 2008: 16,321 patents women % OF ALL PATENTS GRANTED THAT WERE RECEIVED BY WOMEN 20% 18% 15% 14% 10% 9% 5% 1990 2000 2010 YEAR WELL-KNOWN PATENTS 1958: Bette Nesmith Graham invented and patented Liquid Paper when troubles with typewriter typos became too cumbersome. 1974: Stephanie Kwolek was granted a patent for the discovery of Kevlar, the bullet- and fire-proof material. She received. r co-received, 16 other U.S. patents in her life. 2000: Sara Blakely wrote her own patent for SPANX after being turned down by several different patent laywers. How Can Women Lead? Having the discussion about why women need to have more influence in the workplace is progressive, but the question of how is just as important. For many women, the foundation of growing as a leader in business starts at the university level. Women now earn more bachelor's degrees than men. They're excelling in master's programs, too. 1/3 of MBA recipients in the U.S. are women 68% more -- the highest proportion ever. 106,000 women took the GMAT in 2010 -- also the most ever. hetp://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat18.pdf http://bls.gov/news.release/nisyth.nro.htm http://managementfortune.cnn.com/2011/04/22/more-female-mbas-but-little-gains-for-equal-pay http://www.bls.gowicps/cpsaat18.pdf http//www.hutfingtonpost.com/2011/12/15/female-entrepreneurship n 1149393.html cenwsgovlecon/sbo/get07sofhtml?12 hetp://www.ce comites/sabr p01105/03/women-are-stronger-than-men-in-entrepreneurship http://www.forbes http://www.nwbc.gow/sites/defaultufiles/SBO%20Preliminary2OResults20Report.pdf hetp://www.nber.org/papers/w17888 hetp://www.huffingtonpost.com/karin-kamp/women-patent-holders b_1310575.html hetp://www.nwbc.gow/news/more-patents-granted-women-recent-years hetp://www.sbagowcommunity/blogs/official-sba-news-and-views/open-business/urban-economik-forum-investing-women-entre http://postnyssa.org/nyssa news/2011/07/the-value-of women-on-boards-what-statistics-and-common sense tell ushtml http://www.catalyst.org/publication/433/women-on-boards hetp://www.inc.com/articles/201104/women-in-technology-face-uphill-battle.html http://www.women2.org/fostering-more female tech-entrepreneurs/ hetp://articles.businessinsider.com/2011-09-30/strategy/102281601 start-ups-y-combinator-women-s-business-research hetp://thegrindstone.com/mentor/the-venture-capitalist-old-boys-club-is-still-alive-but-women-may-be-shutting-themselves-out http://www.shebytes.com/2011/11/09/techcrunch-controversy-michael-arrington-minority-comments/ http://articles.businessinsider.com/2011-09-30/strategy/30228160_1 start-ups-y-combinator-women-s-business-research hetp://nocountryforyoungwomen.com/lp=1031 http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/mar/08/indra-nooyi-100-women hetp://www.mediate.com/online/transcript-tedisrupt-ladypanel-sept-2010/5/ http://managementfortune.cnn.com/2011/10/05bms-ginni-rometty-growth-and-comfort-do-not-coexist/ http://www.forbes.com/sites/cvharquail/2012/02/08/what-women-want-from-facebooks-sheryl-sandberg/3/ TILI UNC KENAN-FLAGLER BUSINESS SCHOOL ---- II- II- III II- II-- II- IIII III PERCENTAGE Women @ Work Sound bites and statistics from women who lead Women make up 46.9% of the U.S. workforce. Women are founding businesses at 1.5x the national average! Types of Businesses Women Own Arts/entertainment/rec 4.8%- Educational services 3.5% -8.4% Real estate/rental/leasing Construction 3.4%- Finance/insurance 2.6%- Accommodation/food services 2.5% Transportation/warehousing 1.8% Wholesale trade 1.7% Manufacturing 1.5%- N0.1% Admin/support, waste management/remediation 1.8% Retail 14.1% Professional/scientific/ technical services Information 1.2% Agriculture/forestry/fishing/hunting 0.3%- Mining/quarrying/oil/gas extraction 0.2% Utilities <0.1% Industries not classified <0.1% Management of companies/enterprises <0.1%- 15.8% Healthcare/social assistance -16.1% Other services "Women still have an uneasy relationship with power and the traits necessary to be a leader. There is this internalized fear that if we are really powerful, we are going to be considered ruthless or pushy or strident - all IA those epithets that strike right at our femininity. We are still working at trying to overcome the fear that power and womanliness are mutually exclusive." Arianna Huffington, Founder of The Huffington Post In 2009, Arianna Huffington was named as No. 12 in Forbes first-ever list of the Most Influential Women in Media. 187 million women worldwide are currently Women owned 7.8 million business That's 28.7% starting or running a business enterprise. in 2007 -- up 20.1% from 2002. of non-farm businesses. "We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women's voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored." Sheryl Sandberg, C00 of Facebook Prior to Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg was the chief of staff for the U.S. Secretary of Treasury during the Clinton administration and Google's VP of Global Online Sales and Operation. But in Larger Corporations, Where Are the Leading Ladies? However, the S&P 500 companies ranked in the top 10 by Governance Metrics International (GMI) have about 22% women on their boards. 40% of large public companies worldwide have no women on their board of directors. Only between 3% and 5% of women-owned business receive venture capital. Just 10% of venture-funded startups are women-owned.. .and only 10% of venture capitalists are women. Percentage of Companies with Women Board Members 40.1% Norway 27.3% Sweden 24.5% Finland 16.1% United States 15.8% South Africa 12.7% France 12.5% United Kingdom 8.5% China 0.9% Japan "There's a benefit to including women, there's a benefit to considering women, there's a benefit to writing about women, and there's a benefit to having women included in everything. And I think it's ridiculous that this is a situation I have to be defensive about." Rachel Sklar, Blogger and Founder of Change the Ratio Rachel Sklar was recently listed in the 2011I Silicon Alley (NYC) 100 List by Business Insider for Change the Ratio. Especially in Technology, There is a Need to "Change the Ratio" Fewer than 5% of startups Women are only 25% of the tech industry. are owned by women. Only 3-5% of all women-owned businesses receive VC. Male-owned businesses receive 95% of VC money awarded. Female entrepreneurs begin with about 1/8 of the funding of male-owned ventures. Women-operated, venture-backed companies have 12% higher revenues. Companies with more equalized gender distribution in the upper echelons garnered 30% better results from IPOS. "Embrace what you don't know, especially in the beginning because what you don't know can become your greatest assets. It ensures that you will be doing things absolutely differently from everybody else." Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx Blakely is the youngest self-made woman to join the Forbes Billionaire Club. Female Patent Holders Just 5.5% of commercial However, numbers for all patents are increasing: patents are held by women. 2010: 22,984 patents to women, 35%+ from 2009: 18% of patents granted that year 2009: 17,061 patents to women, 4.5%+ from 2008 2008: 16,321 patents women % OF ALL PATENTS GRANTED THAT WERE RECEIVED BY WOMEN 20% 18% 15% 14% 10% 9% 5% 1990 2000 2010 YEAR WELL-KNOWN PATENTS 1958: Bette Nesmith Graham invented and patented Liquid Paper when troubles with typewriter typos became too cumbersome. 1974: Stephanie Kwolek was granted a patent for the discovery of Kevlar, the bullet- and fire-proof material. She received. r co-received, 16 other U.S. patents in her life. 2000: Sara Blakely wrote her own patent for SPANX after being turned down by several different patent laywers. How Can Women Lead? Having the discussion about why women need to have more influence in the workplace is progressive, but the question of how is just as important. For many women, the foundation of growing as a leader in business starts at the university level. Women now earn more bachelor's degrees than men. They're excelling in master's programs, too. 1/3 of MBA recipients in the U.S. are women 68% more -- the highest proportion ever. 106,000 women took the GMAT in 2010 -- also the most ever. hetp://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat18.pdf http://bls.gov/news.release/nisyth.nro.htm http://managementfortune.cnn.com/2011/04/22/more-female-mbas-but-little-gains-for-equal-pay http://www.bls.gowicps/cpsaat18.pdf http//www.hutfingtonpost.com/2011/12/15/female-entrepreneurship n 1149393.html cenwsgovlecon/sbo/get07sofhtml?12 hetp://www.ce comites/sabr p01105/03/women-are-stronger-than-men-in-entrepreneurship http://www.forbes http://www.nwbc.gow/sites/defaultufiles/SBO%20Preliminary2OResults20Report.pdf hetp://www.nber.org/papers/w17888 hetp://www.huffingtonpost.com/karin-kamp/women-patent-holders b_1310575.html hetp://www.nwbc.gow/news/more-patents-granted-women-recent-years hetp://www.sbagowcommunity/blogs/official-sba-news-and-views/open-business/urban-economik-forum-investing-women-entre http://postnyssa.org/nyssa news/2011/07/the-value-of women-on-boards-what-statistics-and-common sense tell ushtml http://www.catalyst.org/publication/433/women-on-boards hetp://www.inc.com/articles/201104/women-in-technology-face-uphill-battle.html http://www.women2.org/fostering-more female tech-entrepreneurs/ hetp://articles.businessinsider.com/2011-09-30/strategy/102281601 start-ups-y-combinator-women-s-business-research hetp://thegrindstone.com/mentor/the-venture-capitalist-old-boys-club-is-still-alive-but-women-may-be-shutting-themselves-out http://www.shebytes.com/2011/11/09/techcrunch-controversy-michael-arrington-minority-comments/ http://articles.businessinsider.com/2011-09-30/strategy/30228160_1 start-ups-y-combinator-women-s-business-research hetp://nocountryforyoungwomen.com/lp=1031 http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/mar/08/indra-nooyi-100-women hetp://www.mediate.com/online/transcript-tedisrupt-ladypanel-sept-2010/5/ http://managementfortune.cnn.com/2011/10/05bms-ginni-rometty-growth-and-comfort-do-not-coexist/ http://www.forbes.com/sites/cvharquail/2012/02/08/what-women-want-from-facebooks-sheryl-sandberg/3/ TILI UNC KENAN-FLAGLER BUSINESS SCHOOL ---- II- II- III II- II-- II- IIII III PERCENTAGE Women @ Work Sound bites and statistics from women who lead Women make up 46.9% of the U.S. workforce. Women are founding businesses at 1.5x the national average! Types of Businesses Women Own Arts/entertainment/rec 4.8%- Educational services 3.5% -8.4% Real estate/rental/leasing Construction 3.4%- Finance/insurance 2.6%- Accommodation/food services 2.5% Transportation/warehousing 1.8% Wholesale trade 1.7% Manufacturing 1.5%- N0.1% Admin/support, waste management/remediation 1.8% Retail 14.1% Professional/scientific/ technical services Information 1.2% Agriculture/forestry/fishing/hunting 0.3%- Mining/quarrying/oil/gas extraction 0.2% Utilities <0.1% Industries not classified <0.1% Management of companies/enterprises <0.1%- 15.8% Healthcare/social assistance -16.1% Other services "Women still have an uneasy relationship with power and the traits necessary to be a leader. There is this internalized fear that if we are really powerful, we are going to be considered ruthless or pushy or strident - all IA those epithets that strike right at our femininity. We are still working at trying to overcome the fear that power and womanliness are mutually exclusive." Arianna Huffington, Founder of The Huffington Post In 2009, Arianna Huffington was named as No. 12 in Forbes first-ever list of the Most Influential Women in Media. 187 million women worldwide are currently Women owned 7.8 million business That's 28.7% starting or running a business enterprise. in 2007 -- up 20.1% from 2002. of non-farm businesses. "We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women's voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored." Sheryl Sandberg, C00 of Facebook Prior to Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg was the chief of staff for the U.S. Secretary of Treasury during the Clinton administration and Google's VP of Global Online Sales and Operation. But in Larger Corporations, Where Are the Leading Ladies? However, the S&P 500 companies ranked in the top 10 by Governance Metrics International (GMI) have about 22% women on their boards. 40% of large public companies worldwide have no women on their board of directors. Only between 3% and 5% of women-owned business receive venture capital. Just 10% of venture-funded startups are women-owned.. .and only 10% of venture capitalists are women. Percentage of Companies with Women Board Members 40.1% Norway 27.3% Sweden 24.5% Finland 16.1% United States 15.8% South Africa 12.7% France 12.5% United Kingdom 8.5% China 0.9% Japan "There's a benefit to including women, there's a benefit to considering women, there's a benefit to writing about women, and there's a benefit to having women included in everything. And I think it's ridiculous that this is a situation I have to be defensive about." Rachel Sklar, Blogger and Founder of Change the Ratio Rachel Sklar was recently listed in the 2011I Silicon Alley (NYC) 100 List by Business Insider for Change the Ratio. Especially in Technology, There is a Need to "Change the Ratio" Fewer than 5% of startups Women are only 25% of the tech industry. are owned by women. Only 3-5% of all women-owned businesses receive VC. Male-owned businesses receive 95% of VC money awarded. Female entrepreneurs begin with about 1/8 of the funding of male-owned ventures. Women-operated, venture-backed companies have 12% higher revenues. Companies with more equalized gender distribution in the upper echelons garnered 30% better results from IPOS. "Embrace what you don't know, especially in the beginning because what you don't know can become your greatest assets. It ensures that you will be doing things absolutely differently from everybody else." Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx Blakely is the youngest self-made woman to join the Forbes Billionaire Club. Female Patent Holders Just 5.5% of commercial However, numbers for all patents are increasing: patents are held by women. 2010: 22,984 patents to women, 35%+ from 2009: 18% of patents granted that year 2009: 17,061 patents to women, 4.5%+ from 2008 2008: 16,321 patents women % OF ALL PATENTS GRANTED THAT WERE RECEIVED BY WOMEN 20% 18% 15% 14% 10% 9% 5% 1990 2000 2010 YEAR WELL-KNOWN PATENTS 1958: Bette Nesmith Graham invented and patented Liquid Paper when troubles with typewriter typos became too cumbersome. 1974: Stephanie Kwolek was granted a patent for the discovery of Kevlar, the bullet- and fire-proof material. She received. r co-received, 16 other U.S. patents in her life. 2000: Sara Blakely wrote her own patent for SPANX after being turned down by several different patent laywers. How Can Women Lead? Having the discussion about why women need to have more influence in the workplace is progressive, but the question of how is just as important. For many women, the foundation of growing as a leader in business starts at the university level. Women now earn more bachelor's degrees than men. They're excelling in master's programs, too. 1/3 of MBA recipients in the U.S. are women 68% more -- the highest proportion ever. 106,000 women took the GMAT in 2010 -- also the most ever. hetp://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat18.pdf http://bls.gov/news.release/nisyth.nro.htm http://managementfortune.cnn.com/2011/04/22/more-female-mbas-but-little-gains-for-equal-pay http://www.bls.gowicps/cpsaat18.pdf http//www.hutfingtonpost.com/2011/12/15/female-entrepreneurship n 1149393.html cenwsgovlecon/sbo/get07sofhtml?12 hetp://www.ce comites/sabr p01105/03/women-are-stronger-than-men-in-entrepreneurship http://www.forbes http://www.nwbc.gow/sites/defaultufiles/SBO%20Preliminary2OResults20Report.pdf hetp://www.nber.org/papers/w17888 hetp://www.huffingtonpost.com/karin-kamp/women-patent-holders b_1310575.html hetp://www.nwbc.gow/news/more-patents-granted-women-recent-years hetp://www.sbagowcommunity/blogs/official-sba-news-and-views/open-business/urban-economik-forum-investing-women-entre http://postnyssa.org/nyssa news/2011/07/the-value-of women-on-boards-what-statistics-and-common sense tell ushtml http://www.catalyst.org/publication/433/women-on-boards hetp://www.inc.com/articles/201104/women-in-technology-face-uphill-battle.html http://www.women2.org/fostering-more female tech-entrepreneurs/ hetp://articles.businessinsider.com/2011-09-30/strategy/102281601 start-ups-y-combinator-women-s-business-research hetp://thegrindstone.com/mentor/the-venture-capitalist-old-boys-club-is-still-alive-but-women-may-be-shutting-themselves-out http://www.shebytes.com/2011/11/09/techcrunch-controversy-michael-arrington-minority-comments/ http://articles.businessinsider.com/2011-09-30/strategy/30228160_1 start-ups-y-combinator-women-s-business-research hetp://nocountryforyoungwomen.com/lp=1031 http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/mar/08/indra-nooyi-100-women hetp://www.mediate.com/online/transcript-tedisrupt-ladypanel-sept-2010/5/ http://managementfortune.cnn.com/2011/10/05bms-ginni-rometty-growth-and-comfort-do-not-coexist/ http://www.forbes.com/sites/cvharquail/2012/02/08/what-women-want-from-facebooks-sheryl-sandberg/3/ TILI UNC KENAN-FLAGLER BUSINESS SCHOOL ---- II- II- III II- II-- II- IIII III PERCENTAGE Women @ Work Sound bites and statistics from women who lead Women make up 46.9% of the U.S. workforce. Women are founding businesses at 1.5x the national average! Types of Businesses Women Own Arts/entertainment/rec 4.8%- Educational services 3.5% -8.4% Real estate/rental/leasing Construction 3.4%- Finance/insurance 2.6%- Accommodation/food services 2.5% Transportation/warehousing 1.8% Wholesale trade 1.7% Manufacturing 1.5%- N0.1% Admin/support, waste management/remediation 1.8% Retail 14.1% Professional/scientific/ technical services Information 1.2% Agriculture/forestry/fishing/hunting 0.3%- Mining/quarrying/oil/gas extraction 0.2% Utilities <0.1% Industries not classified <0.1% Management of companies/enterprises <0.1%- 15.8% Healthcare/social assistance -16.1% Other services "Women still have an uneasy relationship with power and the traits necessary to be a leader. There is this internalized fear that if we are really powerful, we are going to be considered ruthless or pushy or strident - all IA those epithets that strike right at our femininity. We are still working at trying to overcome the fear that power and womanliness are mutually exclusive." Arianna Huffington, Founder of The Huffington Post In 2009, Arianna Huffington was named as No. 12 in Forbes first-ever list of the Most Influential Women in Media. 187 million women worldwide are currently Women owned 7.8 million business That's 28.7% starting or running a business enterprise. in 2007 -- up 20.1% from 2002. of non-farm businesses. "We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women's voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored." Sheryl Sandberg, C00 of Facebook Prior to Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg was the chief of staff for the U.S. Secretary of Treasury during the Clinton administration and Google's VP of Global Online Sales and Operation. But in Larger Corporations, Where Are the Leading Ladies? However, the S&P 500 companies ranked in the top 10 by Governance Metrics International (GMI) have about 22% women on their boards. 40% of large public companies worldwide have no women on their board of directors. Only between 3% and 5% of women-owned business receive venture capital. Just 10% of venture-funded startups are women-owned.. .and only 10% of venture capitalists are women. Percentage of Companies with Women Board Members 40.1% Norway 27.3% Sweden 24.5% Finland 16.1% United States 15.8% South Africa 12.7% France 12.5% United Kingdom 8.5% China 0.9% Japan "There's a benefit to including women, there's a benefit to considering women, there's a benefit to writing about women, and there's a benefit to having women included in everything. And I think it's ridiculous that this is a situation I have to be defensive about." Rachel Sklar, Blogger and Founder of Change the Ratio Rachel Sklar was recently listed in the 2011I Silicon Alley (NYC) 100 List by Business Insider for Change the Ratio. Especially in Technology, There is a Need to "Change the Ratio" Fewer than 5% of startups Women are only 25% of the tech industry. are owned by women. Only 3-5% of all women-owned businesses receive VC. Male-owned businesses receive 95% of VC money awarded. Female entrepreneurs begin with about 1/8 of the funding of male-owned ventures. Women-operated, venture-backed companies have 12% higher revenues. Companies with more equalized gender distribution in the upper echelons garnered 30% better results from IPOS. "Embrace what you don't know, especially in the beginning because what you don't know can become your greatest assets. It ensures that you will be doing things absolutely differently from everybody else." Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx Blakely is the youngest self-made woman to join the Forbes Billionaire Club. Female Patent Holders Just 5.5% of commercial However, numbers for all patents are increasing: patents are held by women. 2010: 22,984 patents to women, 35%+ from 2009: 18% of patents granted that year 2009: 17,061 patents to women, 4.5%+ from 2008 2008: 16,321 patents women % OF ALL PATENTS GRANTED THAT WERE RECEIVED BY WOMEN 20% 18% 15% 14% 10% 9% 5% 1990 2000 2010 YEAR WELL-KNOWN PATENTS 1958: Bette Nesmith Graham invented and patented Liquid Paper when troubles with typewriter typos became too cumbersome. 1974: Stephanie Kwolek was granted a patent for the discovery of Kevlar, the bullet- and fire-proof material. She received. r co-received, 16 other U.S. patents in her life. 2000: Sara Blakely wrote her own patent for SPANX after being turned down by several different patent laywers. How Can Women Lead? Having the discussion about why women need to have more influence in the workplace is progressive, but the question of how is just as important. For many women, the foundation of growing as a leader in business starts at the university level. Women now earn more bachelor's degrees than men. They're excelling in master's programs, too. 1/3 of MBA recipients in the U.S. are women 68% more -- the highest proportion ever. 106,000 women took the GMAT in 2010 -- also the most ever. hetp://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat18.pdf http://bls.gov/news.release/nisyth.nro.htm http://managementfortune.cnn.com/2011/04/22/more-female-mbas-but-little-gains-for-equal-pay http://www.bls.gowicps/cpsaat18.pdf http//www.hutfingtonpost.com/2011/12/15/female-entrepreneurship n 1149393.html cenwsgovlecon/sbo/get07sofhtml?12 hetp://www.ce comites/sabr p01105/03/women-are-stronger-than-men-in-entrepreneurship http://www.forbes http://www.nwbc.gow/sites/defaultufiles/SBO%20Preliminary2OResults20Report.pdf hetp://www.nber.org/papers/w17888 hetp://www.huffingtonpost.com/karin-kamp/women-patent-holders b_1310575.html hetp://www.nwbc.gow/news/more-patents-granted-women-recent-years hetp://www.sbagowcommunity/blogs/official-sba-news-and-views/open-business/urban-economik-forum-investing-women-entre http://postnyssa.org/nyssa news/2011/07/the-value-of women-on-boards-what-statistics-and-common sense tell ushtml http://www.catalyst.org/publication/433/women-on-boards hetp://www.inc.com/articles/201104/women-in-technology-face-uphill-battle.html http://www.women2.org/fostering-more female tech-entrepreneurs/ hetp://articles.businessinsider.com/2011-09-30/strategy/102281601 start-ups-y-combinator-women-s-business-research hetp://thegrindstone.com/mentor/the-venture-capitalist-old-boys-club-is-still-alive-but-women-may-be-shutting-themselves-out http://www.shebytes.com/2011/11/09/techcrunch-controversy-michael-arrington-minority-comments/ http://articles.businessinsider.com/2011-09-30/strategy/30228160_1 start-ups-y-combinator-women-s-business-research hetp://nocountryforyoungwomen.com/lp=1031 http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/mar/08/indra-nooyi-100-women hetp://www.mediate.com/online/transcript-tedisrupt-ladypanel-sept-2010/5/ http://managementfortune.cnn.com/2011/10/05bms-ginni-rometty-growth-and-comfort-do-not-coexist/ http://www.forbes.com/sites/cvharquail/2012/02/08/what-women-want-from-facebooks-sheryl-sandberg/3/ TILI UNC KENAN-FLAGLER BUSINESS SCHOOL ---- II- II- III II- II-- II- IIII III PERCENTAGE Women @ Work Sound bites and statistics from women who lead Women make up 46.9% of the U.S. workforce. Women are founding businesses at 1.5x the national average! Types of Businesses Women Own Arts/entertainment/rec 4.8%- Educational services 3.5% -8.4% Real estate/rental/leasing Construction 3.4%- Finance/insurance 2.6%- Accommodation/food services 2.5% Transportation/warehousing 1.8% Wholesale trade 1.7% Manufacturing 1.5%- N0.1% Admin/support, waste management/remediation 1.8% Retail 14.1% Professional/scientific/ technical services Information 1.2% Agriculture/forestry/fishing/hunting 0.3%- Mining/quarrying/oil/gas extraction 0.2% Utilities <0.1% Industries not classified <0.1% Management of companies/enterprises <0.1%- 15.8% Healthcare/social assistance -16.1% Other services "Women still have an uneasy relationship with power and the traits necessary to be a leader. There is this internalized fear that if we are really powerful, we are going to be considered ruthless or pushy or strident - all IA those epithets that strike right at our femininity. We are still working at trying to overcome the fear that power and womanliness are mutually exclusive." Arianna Huffington, Founder of The Huffington Post In 2009, Arianna Huffington was named as No. 12 in Forbes first-ever list of the Most Influential Women in Media. 187 million women worldwide are currently Women owned 7.8 million business That's 28.7% starting or running a business enterprise. in 2007 -- up 20.1% from 2002. of non-farm businesses. "We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women's voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored." Sheryl Sandberg, C00 of Facebook Prior to Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg was the chief of staff for the U.S. Secretary of Treasury during the Clinton administration and Google's VP of Global Online Sales and Operation. But in Larger Corporations, Where Are the Leading Ladies? However, the S&P 500 companies ranked in the top 10 by Governance Metrics International (GMI) have about 22% women on their boards. 40% of large public companies worldwide have no women on their board of directors. Only between 3% and 5% of women-owned business receive venture capital. Just 10% of venture-funded startups are women-owned.. .and only 10% of venture capitalists are women. Percentage of Companies with Women Board Members 40.1% Norway 27.3% Sweden 24.5% Finland 16.1% United States 15.8% South Africa 12.7% France 12.5% United Kingdom 8.5% China 0.9% Japan "There's a benefit to including women, there's a benefit to considering women, there's a benefit to writing about women, and there's a benefit to having women included in everything. And I think it's ridiculous that this is a situation I have to be defensive about." Rachel Sklar, Blogger and Founder of Change the Ratio Rachel Sklar was recently listed in the 2011I Silicon Alley (NYC) 100 List by Business Insider for Change the Ratio. Especially in Technology, There is a Need to "Change the Ratio" Fewer than 5% of startups Women are only 25% of the tech industry. are owned by women. Only 3-5% of all women-owned businesses receive VC. Male-owned businesses receive 95% of VC money awarded. Female entrepreneurs begin with about 1/8 of the funding of male-owned ventures. Women-operated, venture-backed companies have 12% higher revenues. Companies with more equalized gender distribution in the upper echelons garnered 30% better results from IPOS. "Embrace what you don't know, especially in the beginning because what you don't know can become your greatest assets. It ensures that you will be doing things absolutely differently from everybody else." Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx Blakely is the youngest self-made woman to join the Forbes Billionaire Club. Female Patent Holders Just 5.5% of commercial However, numbers for all patents are increasing: patents are held by women. 2010: 22,984 patents to women, 35%+ from 2009: 18% of patents granted that year 2009: 17,061 patents to women, 4.5%+ from 2008 2008: 16,321 patents women % OF ALL PATENTS GRANTED THAT WERE RECEIVED BY WOMEN 20% 18% 15% 14% 10% 9% 5% 1990 2000 2010 YEAR WELL-KNOWN PATENTS 1958: Bette Nesmith Graham invented and patented Liquid Paper when troubles with typewriter typos became too cumbersome. 1974: Stephanie Kwolek was granted a patent for the discovery of Kevlar, the bullet- and fire-proof material. She received. r co-received, 16 other U.S. patents in her life. 2000: Sara Blakely wrote her own patent for SPANX after being turned down by several different patent laywers. How Can Women Lead? Having the discussion about why women need to have more influence in the workplace is progressive, but the question of how is just as important. For many women, the foundation of growing as a leader in business starts at the university level. Women now earn more bachelor's degrees than men. They're excelling in master's programs, too. 1/3 of MBA recipients in the U.S. are women 68% more -- the highest proportion ever. 106,000 women took the GMAT in 2010 -- also the most ever. hetp://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat18.pdf http://bls.gov/news.release/nisyth.nro.htm http://managementfortune.cnn.com/2011/04/22/more-female-mbas-but-little-gains-for-equal-pay http://www.bls.gowicps/cpsaat18.pdf http//www.hutfingtonpost.com/2011/12/15/female-entrepreneurship n 1149393.html cenwsgovlecon/sbo/get07sofhtml?12 hetp://www.ce comites/sabr p01105/03/women-are-stronger-than-men-in-entrepreneurship http://www.forbes http://www.nwbc.gow/sites/defaultufiles/SBO%20Preliminary2OResults20Report.pdf hetp://www.nber.org/papers/w17888 hetp://www.huffingtonpost.com/karin-kamp/women-patent-holders b_1310575.html hetp://www.nwbc.gow/news/more-patents-granted-women-recent-years hetp://www.sbagowcommunity/blogs/official-sba-news-and-views/open-business/urban-economik-forum-investing-women-entre http://postnyssa.org/nyssa news/2011/07/the-value-of women-on-boards-what-statistics-and-common sense tell ushtml http://www.catalyst.org/publication/433/women-on-boards hetp://www.inc.com/articles/201104/women-in-technology-face-uphill-battle.html http://www.women2.org/fostering-more female tech-entrepreneurs/ hetp://articles.businessinsider.com/2011-09-30/strategy/102281601 start-ups-y-combinator-women-s-business-research hetp://thegrindstone.com/mentor/the-venture-capitalist-old-boys-club-is-still-alive-but-women-may-be-shutting-themselves-out http://www.shebytes.com/2011/11/09/techcrunch-controversy-michael-arrington-minority-comments/ http://articles.businessinsider.com/2011-09-30/strategy/30228160_1 start-ups-y-combinator-women-s-business-research hetp://nocountryforyoungwomen.com/lp=1031 http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/mar/08/indra-nooyi-100-women hetp://www.mediate.com/online/transcript-tedisrupt-ladypanel-sept-2010/5/ http://managementfortune.cnn.com/2011/10/05bms-ginni-rometty-growth-and-comfort-do-not-coexist/ http://www.forbes.com/sites/cvharquail/2012/02/08/what-women-want-from-facebooks-sheryl-sandberg/3/ TILI UNC KENAN-FLAGLER BUSINESS SCHOOL ---- II- II- III II- II-- II- IIII III PERCENTAGE

Women @ Work: Sound Bites and Statistics From Women Who Lead

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