It's no secret that prominent women in business have had a tough start to 2014. Take former executive editor of the New York Times Jill Abramson, for example, who was fired in May after some colleagues described her as "pushy." Or Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe, who last week filed a lawsuitagainst her former employer for sexual harassment and discrimination.
But a look into the boardrooms of America's most profitable companies tells an even more depressing story. Only 16.9% of all Fortune 500 board seats were held by women in 2013, according to research by Catalyst, a nonprofit supporting women in business. Even more shocking is that the following Fortune 500 companies still don't have a single woman on their boards: