Women are applying to business school like never before. Yet the highest ranking positions in business are still occupied by men.
While 45% of the S&P 500 companies’ employees in the US are women, only 4% have female CEOs. In Europe, only 21% of the largest publicly listed companies have female board members, and less than 4% have female CEOs according to EU figures.
Around the world, top international business schools are having to play an increasingly vital role in addressing the issue of gender inequality in the c-suite. Among them, SKEMA Business School, whose project management-focused EMBA programme has the development of business leaders at its very core.