Women Are Productive Global Economic Agents


A very thoughtful post by Manuel Bueno, NextBillion.net, Development through Enterprise:

It still baffles me that there are not more BoP businesses making use of women’s skills to enhance their economic and social bottom lines. For example, looking at the details of the many fellowship opportunities or upcoming conferences (a list of which was recently provided by Francisco Noguera), the role of women is barely touched upon, if at all. Yet the earning power of women globally is expected to reach $18 trillion by 2014 – a $5 trillion rise for current income. That is more than twice the estimated 2014 GDP of China and India combined. This is a huge lost opportunity, which I already mentioned in one of my posts some time ago and which is creating important business opportunities. To start with, women are productive economic agents that can contribute valuable assets to the commercial efforts in any company. As members of local communities …

read the entire commentary, “The BoP Community Has To Do Much More for Women,” here.

Posted by:  Laurel Delaney

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