WATCH ON DEMAND: Leadership Austin Engage Breakfast - Women in Leadership

Leadership Austin

The Leadership Austin Engage Breakfast series continued on Tuesday morning. This month's topic is Women in Leadership.

Women make up 50.8 percent of the US population. They earn almost 60 percent of undergraduate degrees, and 60 percent of all master’s degrees. They are 47 percent of the U.S. labor force, and 59 percent of the college-educated, entry-level workforce. However, women in our country only comprise 14.6 percent of executive officers, 8.1 percent of top earners, and 4.6 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs.

Speakers included:

  • Susan Combs, Former Texas State Comptroller
  • Chris Plonsky, Women’s Athletics Director at UT Austin
  • Christann Vasquez, President, Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas

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