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Books and Bridges, Inc. has much work to accomplish until women are fully represented in leadership positions:

"The Women's Philanthropy Institute... found that only 3.3 percent of all nonprofits in the United States are dedicated to helping women." 


The Chronicle of Philanthropy


"Globally, women hold just 24% of senior leadership positions. The U.S. lags behind the global average at 21%, compared to China where women hold 51% of senior leadership slots." 

- Institute for Women's Leadership, Nichols College

"Analyzing the most recent Census Bureau data from 2018, women of all races earned, on average, just 82 cents for every $1 earned by men of all races."

- Center for American Progress

"Only 26 women are now serving as CEOs of Fortune 500 companies—roughly 5%. In 1995 there were none."

- Pew Research Center

"For every 100 men promoted and hired for a manager role, only 72 women are promoted and hired in America."

- Pragmatic Thinking 

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Informational diagram found on Forbes

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