Dispelling the Myths of the Gender “Ambition Gap” – People & Organization

When it comes to careers, there is a stubborn theory that women are less ambitious than men. With age and motherhood, the story goes, women lower their career goals. They miss out on the top roles at companies not because they can’t do them, or because the opportunity is not there, but because they don’t really want them.

We talk a lot about the gender pay gap, but what about the gender ambition gap? BCG dispel the myths surrounding the subject – have a read and see how it correlates – or otherwise – to your own experience.


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