Will Harvard Ever Have an MBA Class With 50 Percent Women?

Harvard University's Business School in Cambridge, Massachusetts Photograph by Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

The 940 students who started classes at Harvard Business School this week counted more women in their ranks than ever before. Women are 41 percent of the school’s 2016 MBA class, according to a preliminary class profile. That’s slightly higher than the 37 percent average across all North American business schools. The school may find it difficult, however, to reach full gender equality any time soon.

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