Seven charts that show COVID-19’s impact on women’s employment
Before COVID-19, women had slowly been making some progress in the workplace
At the beginning of 2020, the representation of women in corporate America was trending—albeit slowly—in the right direction. Between January 2015 and December 2019, the number of women in senior-vice-president positions increased from 23 to 28 percent, and in the C-suite from 17 to 21 percent. Though the numbers were progressing slightly upward, women remain dramatically underrepresented, especially women of color. For more, see “Women in the Workplace 2020,” September 30, 2020.
Covid-19 impact on women’s employment in the US.