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Wall Street Journal: Why Women Refrain from Pursuing MBAs

In today’s Wall Street Journal, Beth Gardner writes about the gender gap that exists in MBA programs, focusing directly on European schools, where “schools struggle even more than M.B.A. programs in the U.S. to bring the numbers up because many businesses on the Continent are perceived as less friendly to women executives than American firms.” Noting that IESE leads the pack with 36% female enrollment, most European schools aspire to be on the high-end of a range between 25% and 30%. While these numbers may be a source of concern to female candidates, it also creates opportunities, as schools are striving to attract female candidates with scholarships.

For the complete article, click on the following link: Why Women Refrain from Pursuing MBAs.




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