Why Red States Are Better At Getting Women Into The Boardroom

OZY Coverage of DiscoverOrg's Executive Gender Diversity Research

Growing up in western Montana, Robyn Sargent never felt discouraged from pursuing a college degree or a career. Her family supported her decision to move nearly 2,000 miles south to attend Texas A&M University. And when she came back to Montana decades later, she returned as a senior associate and environmental department manager at the Billings branch of Terracon, a national consulting engineering firm.

Here, Sargent’s being an executive is hardly out of the ordinary. The state has an impressive proclivity for elevating women, according to DiscoverOrg, a sales and marketing intelligence provider, which mined its database of 45,000 executives — CEOs and those who report to the CEO — to find that:

MONTANA HAS THE HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN — 40.9 PERCENT — IN THE C-SUITE.

 

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