What Would You Do to Make the World Better for Women and Girls? A Conversation and Call to Action
Better opportunities for women will lead to greater economic development and improved global security. Efforts to realize this still untapped potential are advancing in projects that range from educating girls and breaking the cycle of poverty to preventing gender-based violence and eliminating health-care disparities. Whether originating from NGOs and government institutions or startups, cross-border investment and philanthropy, sustainable opportunity, access to capital and skills development are crucial. They not only help liberate women but can transform social structures and stabilize societies. Tech-savvy entrepreneurs are lending their know-how in the developing world and corporations are stepping up to serve as partners in these efforts. The time for pay equity is now and the business community is making the economic argument for more diversity in C-suites and on boards. Our special guests will explore the numerous ways we can create a better world for women and girls and, in the process, build a better world for all.