March 12: Women CEOs of the Fortune 500

2020 marked an all-time high for female leadership of the Fortune 500.

Source: Catalyst
Published: May 2020

Women CEOs of the Fortune 500

Fortune magazine annually ranks the top 500 largest companies in the US by revenue. While men are the overwhelming leaders of companies in corporate America, 2020 marked an all-time high for female leadership of the Fortune 500, with women leading 37, or 7.4% of companies.

# of Women in CEO positions of the Fortune 500:

2020: 37
2019: 33
2018: 24
2017: 32
2016: 21
2015: 24
2014: 24

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