Since 2013, only about 18 companies in the U.S. that went public had a female founder and CEO. That's less than 1%.
Since the turn of the century, only a meager 5.6% of S&P 500-indexed companies have been led by women. Today's interactive timeline highlights their tenures.
Women-owned businesses make up an increasing percentage of the American economy. Here are some of the cities where these businesses are being added the fastest.