As in many sectors, healthcare has a dearth of women leaders. By Ariel Schwartz (Senior Editor, FastCompany’s Co.Exist) Just 4% of healthcare CEOs are women even though they make up 73% of medical and health services managers. And according to health technology startup accelerator Rock Health, just three VC-backed digital health tech startups that raised [...]
Posts Tagged "XX in Health"
Before participating in Rock Health, it could sometimes feel like we were on an island. Just having the social and support aspects of working alongside other teams going through the same experience was beneficial. By Meghan Muntean & Stacey Borden (Co-Founders, ChickRx) We’re the co-founders of ChickRx, a women’s health and wellness startup providing an [...]
The “XX in Health Initiative” aims to change the ratio among women leading healthcare. By Dana Rosenberg (Director of Business Development, Rock Health) We hear startling statistics on the number of women in leadership positions all too often… Women represent 19% of law firm partners. Women hold 17% of the seats in congress. Women comprise [...]
Women have the kind of customer loyalty that transmits real value in healthcare. By Lisa Suennen (Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Psilos Group) I recently saw a statistic from my friends at Rock Health that said that women comprise only 4% of healthcare industry CEOs. For those of you who are slow at math, this means [...]