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Resource: Women in Project Management

Women in the USA make up 50% of the workforce, but are lagging in representation in leadership positions. It is encouraging and exciting that PMI Rochester has tremendous diversity in its leadership, including women and minorities. But women across the USA face bias and unconscious bias, and can struggle to get into leadership positions in the workplace.

It helps our society when both men and women consider how they can bring change through awareness and actions. As such, I want to point you to a paper on PMI.org, "Breaking/shattering the glass ceiling" – women in project management: Port of Seattle Sea-Tac capital improvement program (CIP) Paper. The short paper provides insights into the challenges faced by women project managers, as well as tips for men and women to challenge the issues. Please read it at https://www.pmi.org/learning/library/women-project-management-7948.

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