Only about 10% of senior employees in North American private equity firms are women, the New York Times reports. Some of those women on the inside see the tide turning. “The dialogue around it has changed,” says Joan S. Solotar, who heads external relations and strategy at Blackstone. “Companies are thinking about: Why can’t we attract and retain the top women?’ ”
She, Elizabeth H. Weatherman of Warburg Pincus, Carrie A. Wheeler of TPG Capital and other executives talk to the newspaper about their careers in private equity and the expanding opportunities for women.
Read the Times article here and then share your experiences and opinions. Why aren’t more women at the top in private equity?