MEDIA ALERT - California’s Glass Ceiling May Take a Century to Crack, UC Davis Study Says

--()--UC Davis Graduate School of Management:

WHAT: UC Davis Graduate School of Management releases its annual “UC Davis Study of California Women Business Leaders,” finding that less than 10% of board seats and highest-paid executive positions in the 400 largest public companies headquartered in California are held by women. This means it will take California more than a century to achieve gender equity in senior leadership in these companies. San Francisco Bay Area’s bebe stores inc. has ranked first in the census for the past two years.

WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.

WHERE: bebe stores inc., 400 Valley Drive, Brisbane, Calif. 94005
Call-in for media, 800-681-1621 (no code needed)

WHO: Steven C. Currall, dean of the UC Davis Graduate School of Management; Linda Vilaikeo, bebe stores inc., 2b stores divisional president; Liyuan Woo, principal accounting officer and vice president corporate controller and other bebe executives; Marilyn Nagel, CEO, Watermark.

Additional Information: Reporters can easily use data in report to customize for their own coverage areas. Report and full news release will be distributed at 10 a.m. online and live at news conference.

Visuals: Large charts, bebe stores inc. fashions

Directions and Parking:

415-715-3900 (option 2 for directions); Cross Street is North Hill Drive, building entrance and parking on North side of building. Enter parking from North Hill Dr. Check in with reception.

Media Contact:

• Karen Nikos, UC Davis News Service, (530) 219-5472, kmnikos@ucdavis.edu

• Tim Akin, UC Davis Graduate School of Management, (916) 402-9270, tmakin@ucdavis.edu

Contacts

UC Davis News Service
Karen Nikos, 530-219-5472
kmnikos@ucdavis.edu
or
UC Davis Graduate School of Management
Tim Akin, 916-402-9270
tmakin@ucdavis.edu

Release Summary

UC Davis Graduate School of Management releases its annual Study of California Women Business Leaders, finding that less than 10% of board seats and top executive positions are held by women.

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Contacts

UC Davis News Service
Karen Nikos, 530-219-5472
kmnikos@ucdavis.edu
or
UC Davis Graduate School of Management
Tim Akin, 916-402-9270
tmakin@ucdavis.edu