By Johnathan Berr

“A substantial amount of research out there shows that women are more likely to pursue promotion opportunities and try to advance themselves in their careers when they have more female role models,” said Jessica Milli, study director at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. “When you have a female CEO at your company, you have a role model that you can ask for advice … they’re more likely to have had similar struggles that you’re facing in your career.”

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