President Gloria Larson discusses obstacles for women in the workplace including the wage gap, innate gender partiality, and a lack of mentorship. But also points out ways we can overcome them. "Women can be risk takers. [Risk taking] comes from playing sports and opportunities in the classroom, so, it can be built.”
Recently-released data from Bentley's PreparedU survey reveals millennial women are perceived to be better prepared than men for success in their first jobs, but men are perceived to be better prepared for long-term career success.
Research commissioned by Bentley University's Center for Women and Business finds that 84% of millennials could identify high-achieving women at their jobs. However, about 20% of millennial women reported that they were not interested in following the same executive path.