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woman standing on roof with umbrella Onlys face more challenges in the workplace than other women; half of these women said they need to provide more evidence of their competence than others do. (Photo: iStock)

The last time Kaitlin Savage attended a meeting that included another woman was months ago. Savage works in the solar industry, in which men outnumber women 3 to 1. The majority of her time is spent surrounded by men, who at times, she said, underestimate her work, flirt with her, call her after midnight for “personal reasons” and give her inappropriate compliments.

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