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Do Women Make Better Leaders Than Men?

The United States has never had a female president. Is this because men are inherently better leaders than women?

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Personality for Leadership: Women better suited for leadership than men, research demonstrates (Science Daily)
"'The results indicate that, as regards personality, women are better suited for leadership than their male colleagues when it comes to clarity, innovation, support and targeted meticulousness,' according to the BI researchers."

Are Women Better Leaders than Men? (Harvard Business Review)
"But the women's advantages were not at all confined to traditionally women's strengths. In fact at every level, more women were rated by their peers, their bosses, their direct reports, and their other associates as better overall leaders than their male counterparts - and the higher the level, the wider that gap grows."

Men or Women: Who's the Better Leader? (Pew Research Center)
"Asked what accounts for this slow movement toward gender parity in top political positions, about half (51%) of all survey respondents say a major reason is that Americans simply aren't ready to elect a woman to high office..."