Posts tagged as girls

Why Girls Beat Boys at School and Lose to Them at the Office

By Lisa Damour on Saturday, February 9, 2019

Hard work and discipline help girls outperform boys in class, but that advantage disappears in the work force. Is school the problem? From elementary school through college, girls are more disciplinedabout their schoolwork than boys; they study harder and get better grades. Girls consistently outperform boys academically. And yet, men nonetheless hold a staggering 95 percent of the top positions in the largest public companies. What if those same habits that propel girls to the top of their…