Women in IT: How Deep is the Bench?

Virginia Marie Rometty IBM CEO Virginia Marie "Ginni" Rometty leaves the West Wing after attending a meeting with President Barack Obama and other business leaders at the White House November 14, 2012 in Washington, DC. According to the White House, Obama is holding a series of meetings this week with business, labor and political leaders to discuss ways to continue to improve the economy and reduce the deficit.

IBM’s CEO Ginni Rometty leaves the White House following a meeting of CEOs with President Obama.

Although superstar women today are leading IT at some of the Fortune 500 biggest global corporations – including superstar Ginni Rometty at IBM – the path to the top isn’t at all clear for the next generation.

In this essay, Computerworld.com’s Tracy Mayor examines the progress that’s been made and answers the question: Are we there yet? Her insights, here.