Mind the Gap

For women in busi­ness, it can feel like one step for­ward, two steps back

Alberta Venture - - The Briefing -

>>> In June, mag­a­zine re­ported that the per­cent­age of fe­male CEOs at For­tune 500 com­pa­nies fell to 4.2 per cent from 4.8 per cent a year ear­lier, and a re­cent study by the Haskayne School of Busi­ness found that just four per cent of board po­si­tions at TSX-V listed is­suers were held by women. The news is a lit­tle bet­ter in Al­berta, where women hold 11 per cent of board po­si­tions on TSX-listed Al­berta is­suers, and oc­cupy eight per cent of ex­ec­u­tive of­fices.

But still, it’s a long way from any kind of equal­ity. Loren

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