Every S&P 500 company now has a woman on board

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Every S&P 500 company now has a woman on board

For women wanting to make their mark on Wall Street, it’s been uphill battle.

But this year marks somewhat of a turning point. More women are rising in the ranks than ever before to become board members at major U.S. companies.

For the first time ever, not a single company on the S&P 500 index is without at least one female board member.

At this point, more than 25% of the board seats of S&P companies are held by women.

CGTN’s Karina Huber reports.

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While Wall Street seems to be opening a door to gender diversity, it did not happen overnight. And it did not happen without the efforts of numerous defiant women. One of those trailblazers is Cynthia DiBartolo, the founder and CEO of Tigress Financial Partners. She spoke about the progress and success she’s made with CGTN’s John Terrett.