SDG 05: Gender Equality

How has the number of female CEOs in Fortune 500 companies changed over the last 20 years?

Jane Fraser, who took over at Citi in March of 2021, was the first female CEO of a major US bank. Image: Unsplash/ Mateus Campos Felipe

Katharina Buchholz

Data Journalist, Statista

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Only 15% of CEOs at fortune 500 companies are female.
Karen Lynch leads the largest female-led fortune 500 company. Image: Katharina Buchholz
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