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Women’s Leadership

Women remain underrepresented in organizations' highest echelons. So what is standing in the way of change, and how can individuals, organizations, and policymakers better support women? In the featured articles, Kellogg faculty members share their research and insights.

A man and a women cast nets into the water.
Careers

To Land Top Jobs, Women Need Different Types of Networks than Men

Simply being well-connected is not enough.

woman overcoming self-doubt at work
Careers

What Will It Take to Get More Women on Boards?

Women make up less than a fifth of corporate board members. Changing that is a business imperative.

There’s a business case for getting more women in tech and finance.
Finance & Accounting

Yes, Investors Care About Gender Diversity

By recruiting more women, tech and finance companies stand to add millions to their stock value.

board of directors seated around table
Organizations

Do Diverse Hiring Committees Choose More Diverse Leaders?

The answer comes down to organizational culture.

Woman walking into boardroom with three seated men
Organizations

Companies Are Adding More Women to Their Boards. What’s Driving the Change?

“When your largest shareholders create a ruckus, you listen.”

A group of coworkers sit in various chairs.
Organizations

How to Make Inclusivity More Than Just an Office Buzzword

Tips for turning good intentions into actions.

employees feel included in eqitable workplace
Organizations

Are You Giving All of Your Employees an Equal Chance to Succeed?

Make sure your organization is truly inclusive by following these three steps.

A woman negotiations at her job.
Careers

Five Ways Women Can Negotiate More Effectively

How to advocate for yourself at critical points in your career.

Women supporting other women into the c-suite
Leadership

Getting More Women into the C-Suite Means Keeping Them in the Talent Pipeline

How to support women through three “pivot points” in their careers.

Women are subject to greater gender bias when evaluated using certain ratings scales.
Organizations

Numeric Performance Reviews Can Be Biased Against Women

The ten-point scale favors men in some situations. But a simple change to the rating system can level the playing field.

woman enters job interview
Careers

Conservatives and Liberals Differ in How Aggressively They Recruit Women for Leadership Roles

But companies take note: a new study offers a simple intervention to curb gender bias early in the hiring process.

A female leader sits in a fishbowl within her office.
Organizations

Bias in Organizations May Not Just Come from the Top

Leaders can face bias from their staff, too. A new study shows that male teachers are more likely to leave schools that are led by women.