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The bottom line on women in the corner office

A closer look at the companies included in the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts.

Percentage of upper management (VP or higher) that’s female

■  100% are women at 3 businesses: Lancaster Packaging, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Globalization Partners

■   90% are women at 2 businesses: PGR Media, Cambridge Network

■  More than 80% are women at 10 businesses: The Greater Boston Food Bank, Toward Independent Living and Learning, NVNA and Hospice, Travel Leaders Framingham, Boston Community Capital, Magellan Diagnostics, Simmons College, Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly, Northeast Arc and affiliates, United Personnel

■  More than 75% are women at 4: Northbridge Cos., Carleton-Willard Homes, KNF&T Staffing Resources, Candlewick Press

Percentage of board of directors or board of advisers that’s female

■  100% at 5 businesses: E. T. & L. Corp., United Personnel, Globalization Partners, Westwood Cartage, Avedis Zildjian


■  90% at 1 business: PGR Media

■  80+% at 2 businesses: Simmons College, Candlewick Press

Percentage of workforce that’s female

■  More than 90% are women at 3 businesses: J.Jill, NVNA and Hospice, PGR Media

■  More than 80% are women at 14 businesses: Codman Square Health Center, Catholic Charities, KNF&T Staffing Resources, Travel Leaders Framingham, Jewish Family & Children’s Service, D’Youville Life and Wellness Community, Northbridge Cos., Atlas Travel & Technology Group, Northeast Arc and affiliates, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center, Candlewick Press, United Personnel, Emerson Hospital, Partners Community Physicians Organization

■  More than 75% are women at 7 businesses: The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank, The Children’s Trust, Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank,, The Dimock Center, Whittier Street Health Center, Ascentria Care Alliance

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This story has been updated to correct an error in the list of companies that have 100 percent women in upper management. Globalization Partners is the third company on that list.