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Workplaces Are at Risk of Losing a Generation of Women Leaders

Here are five things that could help

More than 30 years ago, we were founding members of our company's Women's Resource Network. We wore our power suits and our sensible heels into conference rooms to address the challenge of the day: not enough women in positions of power.

Despite an increase in women holding leadership positions, working together for decades, supporting each other, and marching upwards to the boardroom, our collective observations have not changed: Women leaders still experience a more difficult time climbing up the professional professional ladder than men.

This is why we were not surprised by McKinsey & Company's latest Women in the Workplace study, which details a dynamic that may be obvious to working women, but perhaps not to enough working men: women leaders want to advance, but they face significant headwinds.

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