Guest Opinion

Why do Women have to Prove it Again! Enough Excuses Already!

By Fawzia Reza, Ed.D.

According to the World Bank, in 2019, the world population comprised approximately 50.5% males and 49.5% females (The World Bank, n.d.). In other words, the ratio of males to females is 1 for all practical purposes (a difference of 1% is not significant). This implies that as infants grow and begin working, males should be represented in the same manner as females in all positions within all organizations. However, this is seldom the case, especially in C-Suite positions. According to a study by Korn Ferry, only 25% of C-suite positions among 1,000 US companies studied were held by women (Milwaukee Women Inc, 2019). This disparity is even more....