Women have made little progress in breaking the glass ceiling at California’s top publicly traded companies, according to a report scheduled to be released today.
Citing “a bleak picture of the progress of women in corporate leadership” over the last five years, the report said that women held just 10.6% of executive positions and board seats at the state’s biggest companies this year, a slight decline over 2008.
The UC Davis Graduate School of Management has $2 million in new seed money to spark entrepreneurship in California, thanks to a gift from the estate of Charles J. Soderquist, a UC Davis alumnus who founded and led several dozen high-tech companies in the greater Sacramento area.
UC Davis Management Professor Brad Barber will moderate a panel of business executives involved in the health care and insurance industries as they discuss the economic issues underlying federal health care reform at 6 p.m. in Gallagher Hall.
(, November 3, 2009)
Despite decades of public pressure to shatter the so-called “glass ceiling,” women remain a distinct minority in the boardrooms and executive suites of California’s 400 largest companies, according to a University of California, Davis study.
UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark
Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.