Thumbs down to the reality that the glass ceiling for Connecticut businesswomen is still barely cracked. In the latest Fortune list, there’s only one female CEO among the top 25 businesses in Connecticut (by revenue).

That honor belongs to Judy Marks of Farmington-based Otis Worldwide, which manufactures and services elevators and escalators. Women’s Business Development Council Founder Fran Pastore said, “It’s distressing, and it’s frustrating — but it’s not a surprise.” All three things are true, in Connecticut and across the rest of the nation.


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