Gender Equality

Global research on the gender gap and the case for greater diversity in the workplace

Reinventing the workplace for greater gender diversity

The latest data from our decade-long Women Matter research program highlights three actions to kick-start progress to get more women in leadership positions.
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Focusing on what works for workplace diversity

– For faster progress, companies need to draw on the power of design, rethink their assumptions, and use data to inform decision... making.
Podcast

What’s stalling progress for women at work?

– Corporate America’s gender-diversity programs are falling short. Companies need to think differently to ignite change.
Report

Women in the Workplace 2016

– In corporate America, women fall behind early and keep losing ground with every step.

McKinsey Global Institute: The power of parity

8 facts on gender parity

A landmark McKinsey Global Institute report finds that $12 trillion could be added to global GDP by 2025 if the gender gap is narrowed.

Why diversity matters

“Our latest research finds that companies in the top quartile for gender or racial and ethnic diversity are more likely to have financial returns above their national industry medians.”

McKinsey Global Institute: Perspectives on gender equality

Getting on board with gender diversity

Article - McKinsey Quarterly

How to accelerate gender diversity on boards

– Slow progress in adding more women to boards has dominated the conversation. But tips from standout companies are more likely... to inspire others to take firmer action.
Commentary - McKinsey Quarterly

Straight talk about gender diversity in the boardroom and beyond

– In these interview excerpts, leaders describe their efforts at promoting gender equality on boards and explore the challenges... that still linger.

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Women in technology

Women Matter research

Our entire series in one place.
Women Matter 2013

Gender diversity in top management

Women Matter 2012

Making the breakthrough

Women Matter 2010

Women at the top of corporations

Women Matter 2009

Women leaders in and after the crisis

Women Matter 2008

Female leadership

Women Matter 2007

Gender diversity, a corporate performance driver

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