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Sunday Strategist: How to Promote More Women

If you’re an American corporation—or a woman who works at one—I have good news for you. OK, also some bad news.

The good news is that all those diversity targets and unconscious bias training seminars are slowly paying off. According to McKinsey and Lean In’s annual Women in the Workplace report, 44% of companies now have three or more women in their C-suite, up from just 29% in 2015. Women still account for only a fifth of top executives and 30% of senior vice presidents, but they’re being promoted at a faster rate than men, which is narrowing the gap.