On Sunday, February 27th, the New York Times Education section published an article entitled Women Gaining on Men in M.B.A. Aspirations. The article says that more women than ever before are looking to complete a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) program, closing the gender gap in a field that has historically been historically been dominated by men.
According to a worldwide survey that was recently completed, 48% of MBA hopefuls this year are female. This number is up from 46% last year and around 35% in 2006. Numbers are even higher in Europe. According to the survey, 54% of MBA hopefuls in Europe are female. While the hopeful numbers do not reflect actual enrollment, the trend is promising and substantial.
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