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Chart of the week: how many women lead NZ businesses?

In the second post from our new collaboration with Figure.NZ, a glance at the proportion of women bosses in New Zealand, plus how the numbers look in higher education.

Last week Alex Casey spoke to Tara Moss, “activist, author, journalist and very cool legend” about her book Speaking Out, and why women have been so “massively underrepresented in public debate and positions of power and influence”.

What do the numbers look like in New Zealand?

A high-level Spinoff-Figure.NZ meeting. (Posed by models.) Photo: iStock

A high-level Spinoff-Figure.NZ meeting. (Posed by models.) Photo: iStock

From our friends at Figure.NZ, a snapshot of the proportion of women bosses around the country:

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How does that compare with women coming through higher education?

Glad you asked.

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