Last week Citigroup announced that Jane Fraser would succeed Mike Corbat as CEO when he retires in February 2021. Fraser will be the first woman to lead a major US bank. Her promotion is a symbolic step up for women across industries, and not only in finance. Just 6% of CEOs at S&P 500 companies are women, according to the research and strategy development nonprofit Catalyst. There's no single, direct path to shattering the proverbial glass ceiling. But one thing's for sure: Women won't wind up in the C-suite by chance. Organizations need to be deliberate about addressing the systemic gender biases that preclude women from advancing in their careers. Welcome to Gender at Work. This is a twice-monthly newsletter that takes an expansive look at how your gender identity informs your career. ...read more...