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Women Are Missing Out on the Biggest Job Boom in America

  • Two fastest-growing U.S. jobs involve solar and wind energy
  • Diversity in renewable energy worse than fossil-fuels industry
Operations At Mack Trucks Assembly Facility Ahead Of ISM Manufacturing Figures
Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

Clean energy has a dirty secret.

While the industry is welcoming more women leaders, its rank-and-file workforce is still a lot like those at fossil-fuel companies: white and dominated by men. The lack of gender diversity is being driven by manufacturing jobs, and that means women are now missing out on the biggest jobs boom America has to offer.