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By Kimberly Zhang, Entrepreneur

What better way to shatter a glass ceiling than by leaving the atmosphere altogether? The first all-woman spacewalk this March is a testament to just how far we’ve come.

Down on Earth, though, we still have a long way to go. Barriers to progress remain frustratingly solid. Governments and businesses continue to introduce initiatives to get more women to the top, yet an EY report demonstrates that progress remains slower than it should be.

What’s the holdup? A massive study from Peterson Institute for International Economics, which studied 21,980 firms in 91 countries, found that businesses with women in the C-suite are more profitable than those without. Clearly, the issue isn’t one of performance.

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Originally posted on Women Presidents' Organization by Women Presidents' Organization.


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