#GoodRead | Women’s Empowerment: An Economic Game Changer

by Marie-Lan Nguyen [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

by Marie-Lan Nguyen [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

"Women’s Empowerment: An Economic Game Changer":

New research shows that global efforts to close the gender gaps in pay and labor force participation have slowed so dramatically over the past year, that full economic equality may not be reached for another 170 years.

Are you prepared to wait until 2186? Certainly not! Your generation has the opportunity—and the power—to bend the arc of history towards greater gender equality and more inclusive global growth.

You can vote with your time, your wallet, and your social media accounts. You can run for office, climb the corporate ladder, and start your own venture.

Read Christine Largarde's full speech at International Monetary Fund here…