#GAReads | Most successful women surround themselves with other women


Most successful women surround themselves with other women”:

Women who communicate regularly with a female-dominated inner circle are more likely to attain high-ranking leadership positions, according to a new study by researchers at Northwestern University and the University of Notre Dame.

Published today (Jan. 22) in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the study, titled “A network’s gender composition and communication pattern predict women’s leadership success,” showed that more than 75 percent of high-ranking women maintained a female-dominated inner circle or strong ties to two or three women with whom they communicated frequently. In contrast, men with a larger network – regardless of gender makeup – are more likely to earn a high-ranking position.

Read Kayla Stoner’s full article at Northwestern Now here…