The number of women directors at major companies increased 50% from 2016 to 2019, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Female-led companies tend to outperform those led by men, yet women are a small minority among CEOs and startup founders.
The law, which went into effect in 2020, required California-based companies to appoint directors from underrepresented communities.
Progress is just ... slow.
Only 15 percent of tenured faculty in economics are women — worse than in STEM fields. Why?
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