Female MBAs: A gender gap of $400,000
Getting an MBA may help women advance faster in Corporate America, but it had little impact on the persistent gap in women’s earnings and their lack of participation in top leadership roles.
In fact, a new study published by the Graduate Management Admission Council found that women earn $400,000 less than men with graduate management degrees in the 20-year period after getting a business school diploma.
And male alums with graduate business degrees currently outnumber women alumni in the C-suite by a ratio of four to one. Only 20 of the 500 CEOs of S&P companies are women. Continue reading