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Infographic: Are Female CEOs More Likely to Be Dismissed?

After a high-profile departure at the New York Times, a recent survey confirms that women are forced out of top jobs more often than men.
Recent study finds female CEOs are more likely to be forced out than men.

The New York Times' very public dismissal of Executive Editor Jill Abramson sparked a national conversation about whether female leaders face double standards in the workplace.

A recent survey may support that perception. Researchers at Strategy&, formerly known as Booz & Company, found that when women leave office, they're more often forced out or fired than men.

Still, while women made up just 3% of the incoming class of CEOs in 2013, the report projected that by 2040, women will make up about a third of new CEO appointments.