Women may dominate the compliance officer field, but it should lead to other corporate opportunities

Compliance officer positions should not be a dead end for women in their path to career advancement

Some fields in corporate America seem to be more open to women than others. One such field is compliance. Some 60 percent of the members of the Society for Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) are women.

That is great news for women interested in the field, which no doubt include many with legal backgrounds, but there are also some reasons for concern, according to a recent article from Quartz.com. 

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