Strengthening Women’s Role in the Global Economy
A great speech by a senior state department official on how to unlock a vital, undertapped resource in our world: women.
She also makes the point that at the beginning of the 21st century, we are entering what she calls the participation age where every individual regardless of gender or other characteristics is poised to be a contributing and valued member of the global marketplace. But in order for that to happen, we have to remove the structural and social impediments stacking the deck against them, and particularly against women. We don’t have a person to waste, and we certainly don’t have …
Read: Background Briefing on Women in the Global Economy
Posted by: Laurel Delaney