Each year, the National Association of Female Executives (NAFE) surveys companies to monitor the advancement of women. When the most recent results came out in March we sat down with Subha Barry, VP, General Manager, Working Mother Media and NAFE, to dissect the survey's findings.

Top takeaways from the report:

  • Female representation among CEOs at NAFE Top 60 Companies rose 4% in the past year.
  • Female representation among the top 10% of earners at the NAFE top companies increased 2% to 41%, that's the highest since 2013. 
  • Men still received the greatest number of promotions.

More importantly, the top companies that have done right by women are Abbott Laboratories (ABT) , Adecco, Deloitte, EY, Fleishman Hillard, IBM (IBM) Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)  , KPMG, L'Oréal USA and Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) . 

Since then, we reached out to many of the leaders of those companies to hear firsthand how they are truly representing women.

EY's Kerrie MacPherson is using her decades of experience to help a younger women win and wants our daughters to think about being President.

Deloitte's Managing Partner Deepa Purushothaman told us about how they make sure that their teams mirror the diversity of their clients.

And we even caught up with JNJ's Chief Medical Officer, Joanne Waldstreicher, M.D. to discuss their diversity practices and she told us that she fell in love with science -- in a bakery.

But watch the video to get some really great advice about from Barry about how to make sure the company your working for puts diversity first.

For more inspiration from Tracy Byrnes and #AlphaRising:

 

 

 

More from Video

Video: Here Is Why Carvana Isn't Worried About Amazon

Video: Here Is Why Carvana Isn't Worried About Amazon

Video: What Oprah's Content Partnership With Apple Means for the Rest of Tech

Video: What Oprah's Content Partnership With Apple Means for the Rest of Tech

REPLAY: Jim Cramer on the Markets, Oil, Starbucks, Tesla, Okta and Red Hat

REPLAY: Jim Cramer on the Markets, Oil, Starbucks, Tesla, Okta and Red Hat

Flashback Friday: The Market Movers

Flashback Friday: The Market Movers

This Could Be the Summer of Hard Seltzer

This Could Be the Summer of Hard Seltzer