"When we close our eyes and picture what a CEO looks like, too often the picture that comes to mind is that of a man," said Deborah Gillis, CEO of Catalyst, a nonprofit pushing to improve corporate gender diversity.
At this year's REVOLUTION 2016 users conference, AvidXchange CFO Karen Bertaux hosted "Leading Change as a Woman in Finance," a presentation on women in leadership roles. In today's blog, we'll talk about women in senior management roles in finance, as well as Bertaux's personal journey as a financial professional.
First, some statistics. Research by the United Nations shows that 75% of all men and 50% of all women participate in the workforce. There are more women in the workforce now than ever before, which means more women are earning degrees in accounting and finance. Professional women in finance are in a great position to influence change and create opportunities for future leaders.Read More