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Texas Women in the Workforce

In the latest Good for Texas Tour, we’re highlighting the economic impact of women in the Texas workforce. We’ll be analyzing working women's contributions to a variety of industry sectors.

Women’s earnings represent an increasingly significant portion of household income, directly affecting the economic security of families, communities and the state as a whole. A financially secure Texas depends on financially successful women.

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Comptroller Hegar at the Children's Memorial Hospital in Houston. 70 second video clip - no audio, (MP4, 91.5M)

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You know, I think the data suggests that women add another dimension to any company, in terms of leadership positions. And so, if you want a diverse team – which is also desirable – then it’s logical to have women and men working together. I mean…it’s…why would you leave 50% of your opportunity or 50% of your intellect? Why would you not tap into that?