You know it, I know it, everybody knows it. Women are not only getting more and more educated, they also represent the majority of university students, both in undergraduate and in Master's programs. In the coming years, your doctor is very likely to be a woman, so will your lawyer. Things change, society changes.
But not everywhere. Economics is one of the rare fields in which women remain a minority. Their scarceness in economics classrooms explains their scarceness elsewhere. Indeed, to teach economics, be awarded prestigious prizes or be renowned as one of the world's leading experts, one must first attend university.