Women reach leadership roles earlier than men do—but fewer make it to the top, according to LinkedIn
Posted July 16, 2019
If you’re a women and you want to call the shots at a company, the first 10 years of your career after graduation are even more important than you think.
Women have a much smaller window of opportunity to reach the top than men do, LinkedIn’s research shows. For every woman who achieves a leadership position — defined as a director-level or higher gig — within the first decade of her career, 1.8 men do the same. That gap only widens the longer a woman works.