Only 5% of Fortune 500 CEOs are female, and the rate beyond the 500 isn’t significantly better. 115th United States Congress: Women Are Still a Minority

  • In the House of Representatives, women hold just 83 (19.1%) of the 435 seats.4
  • In the Senate, women hold just 22 (22%) of the 100 seats.5

There’s your objective evidence. And those are recent rates. Rates were much, much worse in prior years/decades. Women may make 83% of purchases but it’s because they are largely buying for their entire families. They quite obviously aren’t consuming all of that themselves. 🙄

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