Getting to gender equality starts with realizing how far we have to go

 

Source: Lean In, McKinsey & Company

Women remain underrepresented at every level in corporate America, despite earning more college degrees than men for thirty years and counting. There is a pressing need to do more, and most organizations realize this: company commitment to gender diversity is at an all-time high for the third year in a row.

Despite this commitment, progress continues to be too slow—and may even be stalling. One of the most powerful reasons for this is a simple one: we have blind spots when it comes to diversity, and we can’t solve problems that we don’t see or understand clearly.

Key findings from McKinsey’s 2017 Women in the Workplace study, as well as the full report here.