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Why women in leadership roles are quitting at faster rate than ever

For every woman at the director level who gets promoted, two female directors are choosing to leave their company, according to a new McKinsey & Co. and LeanIn.org report

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Kelsey Butler and Matthew Boyle | Bloomberg
Women are leaving the top ranks of companies at higher rates than ever before — as female employees remain less likely to get promoted into leadership roles in the first place.
 
For every woman at the director level who gets promoted, two female directors are choosing to leave their company, according to a new McKinsey & Co. and LeanIn.org report. The organizations, which analyzed data from 12 million employees at more than 330 companies, have been tracking the state of female workers since 2015, with the findings published in an annual report. 

“Women are just as ambitious as men, but

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First Published: Oct 18 2022 | 10:33 AM IST

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