From the Fairway to the Boardroom: Using the Game of Golf to Empower Young Girls

by Sharon Ritchey, Chief Operating Officer of AXA US

While few would disagree that women need to be more visible in Corporate America’s C-Suites, the challenge is how to get them there.

According to the Center for American Progress, only about 14 percent of women are executive officers, yet for entry-level, college-educated positions, women account for 59 percent of the workforce.It helps to start young and golf can be one avenue that young women can use.

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