Despite comprising the majority of the American workforce, the percentage of women in executive positions is not great. (Photo: iStock)

U.S. college campuses have had a female majority for years; in fact, women make up the majority of the U.S. workforce. And yet, the C-suite remains stubbornly male-dominated.

A recent analysis of executive positions by Korn Ferry found that women make up an average of 24 percent of CEO, chief financial officer, chief information officer, chief marketing officer and chief human resources officer positions at the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

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