#GoodRead | Women represent just 18% of Davos attendees, but gender parity is high on the agenda

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"Women represent just 18% of Davos attendees, but gender parity is high on the agenda":

While the high-profile gathering in Davos happens only once a year and attracts many of the biggest names in business and politics, the WEF has promised to continue working on the gender gap going forward by creating regional task forces, hosting industry-specific workshops, and creating a global board of trustees to help oversee the project. The WEF estimates that the global gender economic gap will close in approximately 118 years, but is hoping to close the gap at its own summit much sooner.

Read Colleen Curry's full article at Women In the World here…