Women in leadership roles are keenly aware of our how our numbers have stagnated in the past decade. When it comes to business, finance and politics, women remain underrepresented in senior roles — and even mid-level ones.
And yet, we keep striving. The past year or so alone has seen a cottage industry of professional women's groups blossom into a city-sized community worthy of note, each focusing on a specific niche (Lean In, Ellevate, Levo League). And yet, the number of women in big jobs remains essentially unchanged.