IBM and Chief Study Finds Women in Leadership Pipeline has Hollowed Out in the Middle

March 03, 2023

Advancing women in leadership is not a formal business priority for the majority of organizations surveyed, but there is a roadmap for sustainable progressARMONK, N.Y., March 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The leadership pipeline for women has hollowed out in the middle, according to a new global study "Women in leadership: Why perception outpaces the pipeline—and what to do about it" from the IBM (NYSE: IBM) Institute for Business Value (IBV) and Chief. In addition, fewer than half (45%) of organizations surveyed report they have made advancing more women into leadership roles a top, formal business priority. Respondents estimate their industry will see gender parity in leadership in 10 years, compared to 2019 when the average industry estimate was 54 years. Partner and Vice President of Strategy, Transformation and Thought Leadership, IBM Consulting. Chief has been recognized as one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies, and its diverse membership includes 20,000 senior women executives.

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