More Women Pursuing Leadership Positions

Updated: 08/19/2014 7:15 PM
Created: 08/19/2014 7:12 PM

(ABC 6 News) -- The Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce says its seen more interest from women wanting to pursue leadership positions in a variety of fields.

Women account for about 14 percent of leadership positions in Fortune 500 companies. According to the U.S. Census Buraeu, women make 77 cents for every dollar men earn across the country.

A women's business networking group at the Chamber is trying to change those numbers.

Click the video above to watch ABC 6 News reporter Hannah Tran's full report.

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