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Why do female CEOs get fired more often than male ones? The answer may lie in a term you’ve never heard: The Glass Cliff.

Boston Globe – Congratulations to all the high-powered women who have made it to the top. You’ve done it. You’ve shattered the glass ceiling. You have it all. Now don’t fall over the edge. It’s called the glass cliff, and as more women take up the corner office, it’s a vexing challenge we face. Companies […]

Bloomberg | Stocks Perform Better If Women Are On Company Boards

Companies with women on their boards performed better in challenging markets than those with all-male boards in a study suggesting that mixing genders may temper risky investment moves and increase return on equity. Shares of companies with a market capitalization of more than $10 billion and with women board members outperformed comparable businesses with all-male […]