10 States Where the Women CEOs Tower Above

While it’s no secret that female leaders continue to face real adversity in the world of entrepreneurship, Inc. credits 677 strong, successful female CEOs on its list of fast-growth, private companies. That may be just 14 percent overall, but the number is expanding.

Plus, with expertise in fields such as advertising, education, IT and more, women leaders are sure to pick up added seats in the years to come.

Top 10 List:
10. Massachusetts
9. Illinois
8. Maryland
7. New Jersey
6. Pennsylvania
5. Florida
4. Texas
3. Virginia
2. New York
1. California
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