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​Women have, undoubtedly, made great strides in earning coveted leadership positions in the workplace. According to data from McKinsey and’s 2021 Women in the Workplace Study, the share of women in senior vice president and C-suite positions has grown in recent years – up six percentage points for SVP roles (23 to 29%) and four percentage points for C-suite roles (17 to 21%) between 2015 and 2020.

While this data is promising, for many women in corporate America, their future in the workplace hangs in the balance due to the disproportionate impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on them. As women often bear the brunt of unpaid domestic work, child and elder care, and schooling from home due to pandemic lockdowns — all while trying to juggle their careers — they have reported feeling higher levels of burnout than their male counterparts.