Monica McGrath is the Vice Dean for the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Management focused on women and executive leadership.
...the only other industrialized countries without paid maternity leave are the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Suriname, and Tonga.
This data point — along with a wealth of other numbers about the health, education, and status of women and girls — appears in the “No Ceilings” report recently published by the Clinton and Gates Foundations. It’s a follow-up on 21 years of progress since the 1995 UN Conference on Women held in Beijing.
As the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania’s vice dean of executive education, an organizational psychologist, and an executive coach, I wasn’t surprised — unfortunately — by much of the business-related data.