For the past decade, women's progress into positions of leadership has not just slowed, it's come to a screeching halt. The next frontier for women is getting a critical mass of women into leadership positions -- in every sector of our culture. Critical mass, which is what it takes to even begin to "change the culture" let alone an organization, board or institution's decisions, is 33%. Right now, American women are at 18%. In other words, for all of our tremendous progress in the middle -- we're not even close to critical mass at the top.
That was the topic of discussion on this week's Michigan Matters TV program on CBS Detroit. Thanks to host and Detroit Free Press columnist Carol Cain for inviting me on as a guest. I joined Terry Barclay, CEO of Inforum, to talk about why we're stalled and how we get back in gear. Click here to watch.
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