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Why we must invest in women
For those who aim to go into faster-growing occupations, such as STEM or healthcare, the expectations are even higher than for male peers. To meet these requirements, students are accumulating record amounts of student debt — an issue that disproportionately affects women as women still face hefty barriers to enter many high-paying professions, financial and professional support can play an integral role in facilitating success.
8.2% of Fortune 500 CEOs are Women, According to the 2021 Women CEOs in America Report, and out of 41 total, only 2 are black.
Research shows that women-owned companies generate higher revenues than those owned by men. It also showed that women are more effective as a leader and are better at creating jobs. Experts at Boston Consulting Group also found that women made twice as much per dollar of investment than men.