"At the current rate of change in the US, it will take until 2085 for women to reach parity in leadership roles."
Do women make 78 cents to the dollar? Only if you're White. Black women make 60 cents while Hispanic women make a paltry 55 cents.
"In the US, women are only 10% of governors, hold 18.5% of congressional seats, and 20% are senators."
Women of color hold only 3.2 percent of the board seats of Fortune 500 companies.
"Only 10 percent of startups which raised Series A last year had female founders. Today's venture capital environment clocks some 305 active funds over $100 million. These funds collectively put $114 billion to work. Ninety percent of it never sees a female founder."
The US ranks 45th in the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report, falling 17 spots from last year's. We are behind four African countries and all major European cities.