Are We More Career Driven Than Men?
Young women have already passed young men in education. Now, they appear to be more career-driven, too, says a new survey. But women also say marriage and parenthood remain key life goals. About two-thirds of women between ages 18 and 34 cited a high-paying career among their top life priorities, compared with just 59% of young men, the Pew Research Center in Washington said. That was a reversal from 1997, when 56% of women rated a high-paying career high on their list of priorities, less than the 58% of men surveyed back then, according to Pew. The research is based on phone surveys of 1,181 women and 1,308 men.