#GAReads | The Top Jobs Where Women Are Outnumbered by Men Named John

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"The Top Jobs Where Women Are Outnumbered by Men Named John":

In the corridors of American power, it can be as easy to find a man named John as it is to find a woman.

Fewer Republican senators are women than men named John — despite the fact that Johns represent 3.3 percent of the population, while women represent 50.8 percent. Fewer Democratic governors are women than men named John. And fewer women directed the top-grossing 100 films last year than men named Michael and James combined.

These comparisons come from our updated and expanded Glass Ceiling Index, in which we counted the women and men in important leadership roles in American life — including politics, law, business, tech, academia, film and media.

Read Claire Cain Miller, Kevin Quealy, and Margot Sanger-Katz's full article at The New York Times here…