Jan. 14, 2015

Women in the U.S. Cabinet

Administration Women Johnson 0 Nixon, term 1 0 Nixon, term 2 N/A Ford 5% Carter 11% Reagan, term 1 18% Reagan, term 2 18% G.H.W. Bush 18% Clinton, term 1 32% Clinton, term 2 41% G.W. Bush, term 1 19% G.W. Bush, term 2 24% Obama, term 1 30% Obama, term 2 35% Source: Center […]

Jan. 14, 2015

Women in the U.S. House, 1965-2015

Date Women in the U.S. House 1965 2.3% 1967 2.5% 1969 2.3% 1971 2.8% 1973 3.2% 1975 4.1% 1977 4.1% 1979 3.7% 1981 4.1% 1983 4.8% 1985 5.1% 1987 5.3% 1989 5.7% 1991 6.4% 1993 10.8% 1995 10.8% 1997 11.7% 1999 12.9% 2001 13.6% 2003 13.6% 2005 14.9% 2007 16.3% 2009 17.0% 2011 16.6% 2013 […]

Jan. 14, 2015

Women in State Legislatures, 1971-2015

Year Share of women in state legislatures 1971 4.5% 1973 5.6% 1975 8.0% 1977 9.1% 1979 10.3% 1981 12.1% 1983 13.3% 1985 14.8% 1987 15.7% 1989 17.0% 1991 18.3% 1993 20.5% 1995 20.6% 1997 21.6% 1998 21.8% 1999 22.4% 2000 22.5% 2001 22.4% 2002 22.7% 2003 22.4% 2004 22.5% 2005 22.7% 2006 22.8% 2007 23.5% […]

Jan. 14, 2015

Women CEOs in Fortune 500 companies, 1995-2014

Year Share of CEOs who are women 1995 0% 1996 0.2% 1997 0.4% 1998 0.4% 1999 0.4% 2000 0.4% 2001 0.8% 2002 1.2% 2003 1.4% 2004 1.6% 2005 1.8% 2006 2.0% 2007 2.4% 2008 2.4% 2009 3.0% 2010 3.0% 2011 2.4% 2012 3.6% 2013 4.0% 2014 5.2% Source: Catalyst Note: Based on the percentage of […]

Jan. 14, 2015

Women Fortune 500 Board Members, 1995-2013

Year Share of women who are board members 1995 9.6% 1996 10.2% 1997 10.6% 1998 11.1% 1999 11.2% 2000 11.7% 2001 12.4% 2003 13.6% 2005 14.7% 2006 14.6% 2007 14.8% 2008 15.2% 2009 15.2% 2010 15.7% 2011 16.1% 2012 16.6% 2013 16.9% Source: Catalyst Pew Research Center

Jan. 14, 2015

Women Governors, 1975-2015

Year Share of governors who are women 1975 2% 1976 2% 1977 4% 1978 4% 1979 4% 1980 4% 1981 0% 1982 0% 1983 0% 1984 2% 1985 4% 1986 4% 1987 6% 1988 6% 1989 6% 1990 6% 1991 6% 1992 6% 1993 6% 1994 8% 1995 2% 1996 2% 1997 4% 1998 6% […]

Jan. 13, 2015

Women College Presidents, 1986-2011

Year Share of college presidents who are women 1986 9.5% 1998 19.3% 2001 21.1% 2006 23.0% 2011 26.4% Source: American Council on Education, 2012, The American College President: 2012 Edition Note: Percentages are based on U.S. accredited, degree-granting institutions. Pew Research Center

Jan. 12, 2015

Women in the U.S. Senate, 1965-2015

Date Women in the U.S. Senate 1965 2% 1967 1% 1969 1% 1971 1% 1973 0% 1975 0% 1977 0% 1979 1% 1981 2% 1983 2% 1985 2% 1987 2% 1989 2% 1991 2% 1993 6% 1995 9% 1997 9% 1999 9% 2001 12% 2003 14% 2005 14% 2007 16% 2009 17% 2011 17% 2013 […]