Dear Corporations That Say They Want an Equitable Workforce,
It’s time to release your race data.
LedBetter has published an update to our dataset on the gender gap in leadership. It covers more than 1,800 brands from over 500 corporations, breaking down leadership and gender gap data for executive officers and boards that was captured in 2018 and 2019, reflecting the information available when we took the “snapshot” of available data in the summer of 2019. On our site, you can toggle between industries like beauty and tech, and click the “Companies” (instead of “Brands”) button in the upper bar…
Tracking the Top Stories Shaping Gender Diversity Conversations in Q1
As the first quarter of 2017 comes to a close, there have already been seismic shifts across the business sector related to gender in leadership and gender relations. Today, LedBetter, a research group tracking gender in corporate leadership and its implications, is publishing its list of the most influential of these changes and stories to watch going into Q2.
In November 2013, journalist Iris Kuo sent her friend Camille Ricketts an email about an article she saw in The Washington Post. In it, Wall Street maven Sallie Krawcheck proclaimed, “I’ve had numerous groups of women say to me they would stop buying from a company if they understood what their gender makeup was. That information’s not available.” We recognized the same opening, we heard the call, and we took action. The result is LedBetter, and it launches today.
After years of data collection with a devoted team of volunteers, LedBetter is now a fully-fledged research group that spotlights the…
The gender equality index.