MBAs in the (Gender) Balance

MBAs in the (Gender) Balance

Here’s an interesting statistic: there are more female undergraduates than male.

For the first time in history women outnumber men at university. Even in law and medical schools, the preserve of the middle class male, the gender balance is tipping – and it’s tipping significantly.

So why are we still nowhere near parity in MBA uptake around the world?

In fact, the numbers show that the share of women enrolled on MBA programmes seems to have peaked and plateaued over the last 10 years, quite some way short of 50%.

Perhaps an even better question is: does it matter?

Read the full version of this article on the website of Rotterdam School of Management.

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