What does it take for female CEO’s to thrive
in a male dominated industry?

We have analysed all of the Fortune 500 female CEOs to find out what it takes to be a successful woman in some of the biggest companies in the world. From their education to how old they were when they became CEO, we reveal the characteristics of the Fortune 500 Female CEOs.

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Although the share of female CEOs in the Fortune 500 dropped by 25% in 2018, women continue to rise through the ranks to sit in boardrooms, run businesses independently and launch successful startups. The future looks bright with a move towards equal opportunity for all.

Using the latest Fortune 500 list, we filtered all of the women CEOs and analysed their age, the age they became CEO, the industry they work in, their education level, earnings and university attended from various sources including Wikipedia, Bloomberg, Nasdaq, Reuters and Salary.com.

All data can be found here.