In the middle of the twentieth century, women accounted for 15% of pharmacists in the United States. Today, that number is an estimated 65%. Our partners at Firt Financial Bank share insights into the importance of women in healthcare.
As the world continues to evolve, society is increasingly recognizing the importance of diversity across all spheres of life. Not only does the inclusion of a wide array of perspectives and experience make sense for increased equity and social progress, but it’s also good business.
Research shows that companies in the top quartile for gender or racial and ethnic diversity are more likely to have financial returns above their industry medians. Furthermore, gender-diverse businesses are 15% more likely to outperform financially above the industry median
Women have made significant gains pursuing careers across sectors, including in pharmacy. In the middle of the twentieth century, women accounted fot contributions women pharmacists make on a daily basis when delivering quality care to patients in communities, nationwide, and across the globe. Read more >