Barclays now employs more women than men, an impressive feat in an industry that men have traditionally dominated.
New data released Friday shows the bank has 51% female and 49% male employees.
However, the bank still has work to do. Men occupy nearly 80% of top jobs and board positions.
The Barclays ( data was published in a )joint report with nine other companies that have committed to achieving gender equality. Tupperware ( is the only other company on the list that employs more women than men. )
Twitter (Tech30) and , Unilever ( have 32% female representation, while )Vodafone ( has 36%. )
Barclays said it was taking a series of measures each year to deal with gender inequality at the top of the bank.
The goal is to fill 26% of senior leadership jobs with women by 2018. The company expects that more than one third of board positions will be held by women by 2020.