Despite having similar educational backgrounds and experience, female M.B.A.-holders are still not getting the same pay, positions, or promotions as their male colleagues, according to a study released Thursday by Catalyst, a New York City-based nonprofit focused on women in the workplace.
Women have been told the same story for decades: get an education, work hard, stay focused and you'll achieve economic parity. And yet here we are in 2010, and the playing field is still tilted in favor of men.
Submitted by kpeterson on Fri, 02/26/2010 - 1:10pm
Ultimately, women need to see that their potential sacrifices will result in positive outcomes in order for them to make the decision to attend a graduate business program.Clearly, “glass ceiling” issues are perceived as very real, and the possibility of facing these issues after a substantial investment in a graduate business degree is not an encouraging prospect. These might be bigger issues than schools can influence.