U.S. Gender Equality Index: Corporate Governance

The table below shows the gender-based corporate governance by states as measured by: 1. % female employed civilian population age 16+ working as top executives; 2. % female on board of public US companies, with market capitalisation of at least $100M, as of end of 2015. Board representations were market cap-weighted for firms domiciled in each state. States with less than five companies were excluded from this calculation. This is 5 of 5 components of the U.S. Gender Equality Indexes (Leadership Inroads).

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                           % Female
                           Employed
                                 as    % Women on
Location             Top Executives         Board
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Alabama                      0.533%        18.06%
Alaska*                      0.673%             -
Arizona                      0.851%        11.18%
Arkansas                     0.747%        23.27%
California                   0.900%        20.34%
Colorado                     1.120%        11.17%
Connecticut                  0.798%        21.39%
Delaware                     0.799%        21.05%
Washington DC                1.863%        17.93%
Florida                      0.912%        12.58%
Georgia                      0.749%        19.81%
Hawaii                       0.780%        15.99%
Idaho*                       0.572%             -
Illinois                     0.702%        17.82%
Indiana                      0.617%        18.87%
Iowa                         0.433%        24.54%
Kansas                       0.685%         6.11%
Kentucky                     0.650%        17.99%
Louisiana                    0.576%        16.28%
Maine*                       0.656%             -
Maryland                     0.816%        20.87%
Massachusetts                0.749%        17.95%
Michigan                     0.665%        19.16%
Minnesota                    0.796%        21.30%
Mississippi                  0.556%        12.71%
Missouri                     0.624%        14.18%
Montana*                     0.823%             -
Nebraska                     0.494%        19.19%
Nevada                       0.575%        11.70%
New Hampshire                1.067%        13.39%
New Jersey                   0.724%        20.10%
New Mexico*                  0.548%             -
New York                     0.761%        20.94%
North Carolina               0.671%        19.23%
North Dakota*                0.682%             -
Ohio                         0.689%        25.60%
Oklahoma                     0.647%        10.69%
Oregon                       0.870%        18.00%
Pennsylvania                 0.618%        13.66%
Rhode Island                 0.679%        20.15%
South Carolina               0.818%        11.07%
South Dakota                 0.829%        18.33%
Tennessee                    0.635%        17.20%
Texas                        0.777%        14.72%
Utah                         0.701%        10.64%
Vermont*                     0.748%             -
Virginia                     0.773%        16.87%
Washington                   0.782%        21.24%
West Virginia                0.778%         8.89%
Wisconsin                    0.728%        17.96%
Wyoming*                     0.528%             -
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SOURCES: Bloomberg, U.S. Census 1Y ACS
Statistics for D.C. are provided for reference.
NOTE: *States with less than five
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