It Starts At The Top!

Young women entering the workforce tend to face immediate discrepancies when it comes to pay and promotions. Even within the first five years we are seeing young women earning 6 percent less than young men. This pay gap continues to grow and by the time women reach 30 years of age, men are 8 percent more likely to have become managers, and 22 percent more likely to have reached senior manager. To overcome this companies need to refocus their efforts to address the issue from the beginning of women's careers.

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The 'Lean In' Lie

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg popularized the "lean in" concept with her 2013 book, "Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead," arguing that women should take assertive steps to overcome workplace inequities and obtain leadership roles. Critics have said that the ‘lean in’ concept downplays how environments work to hold women back.

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