In 2012, there were no more women in top leadership positions at Fortune 500 companies than in 2011.
There are a few who successfully make it to the top of their field, but it is a long, hard climb. Among them are familiar names like Meg Whitman, Oprah Winfrey, Indra Nooyi, and Hillary Rodham Clinton.
These are all very different women—from different backgrounds, with different education and careers spanning different industries. What they do have in common is the role that mentoring played in helping them along the way.
Read the full study, Women as Mentors: Does She or Doesn’t She?, to learn how female mentoring relationships can balance the scales for women in leadership.