Gender Gap In Green Jobs: Where California Ranks

Women in California hold just 30 percent of green jobs statewide, making the Golden State’s industry gender gap No. 13 nationwide, according to a new report.
The Washington-based nonprofit Institute for Women’s Policy Research released the first-of-its-kind national report earlier this week, which ranked Washington D.C. as the nation’s best state for women in green jobs and Maine as the worst.
IWPR Study Director Ariane Hegewisch told me the definition of green jobs is quite broad, encompassing cleantech fields like solar and wind, plus public transportation, construction and manufacturing linked to green products.

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