"So long as we continue to associate leadership with masculine features, we can expect female leaders to be evaluated more negatively even when their performance is higher than that of their male counterparts, and even when those who evaluate them are women."
So ladies, if you want to get to the top, you have to make your own success. Find a support base and begin changing overall perceptions. Be more competent than your competitors and continue to grow. You are your own worst enemy, when you stop believing in yourself and you stop growing personally and professionally.