Presentation on theme: "1 HOW FAR WE HAVE COME Source of the information is from four surveys conducted with WE Members Comparison data compiled by Virginia Guerin, UNCC."— Presentation transcript:
1 HOW FAR WE HAVE COME Source of the information is from four surveys conducted with WE Members Comparison data compiled by Virginia Guerin, UNCC
2 Who is Women Executives 2006 marks the 30 Anniversary of this local organization The very first meeting was held on the 30 floor of First Union, now Wachovia. Founding members/past presidents include Jill Flynn and Barbara Massa Crutchfield. The president elect is Selma Fox from Wachovia. Formed to provide accomplished career-oriented women a forum for professional and personal interaction. Women Initiating and Nurturing Growth through Scholarships (WINGS) is a non-profit program offered by WE. As the sole philanthropic initiative of WE, formed in 1994, WINGS provides scholarship and mentoring support for female undergraduate students, 25 years or older, who are pursuing higher education as a way to improve their lives. Provided $200,000 in scholarships Donated over 10,000 hours of mentoring support Among the many accomplishments of this organization is the first women built Habitat for Humanity house in the country, 1991.
3 INCOME COMPARISONS $45,684 $58,934 $91,163 $130,095 Note: Mean income calculations, adjusted based on 1996 dollars
4 ASCENDING THE CAREER LADDER Percentage of survey respondents at CEO, VP, or Upper-Level Manager Levels 42% 45% 50% 71%
5 IS YOUR IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR A FEMALE? 5% 6% 5% 56%
6 SELF-EMPLOYED 25% 16% 28% 31%
7 HOW WE LAUNCHED OUR CAREERS 56% 19% 18% 9% Became career oriented out of dissatisfaction with role of homemaker