The Roots of Workplace Gender Inequality

Executives who cite work-family conflict to explain lack of female advancement in firms embrace a myth to preserve the status quo.

Despite the half century of progress women have made toward attaining positions of power and authority in the workplace, the glass ceiling persists. The share of women in the executive suite has actually declined slightly in the last 20 years, and women remain woefully underrepresented in the partnership ranks of white-collar firms.

Learn more at the Stanford Social Innovation Review.