While there has been good progress on a few fronts—such as access to education and healthcare—the broad indicators for economic and political empowerment of women remain dismal across all countries. A consensus for change is emerging. Women at the grass roots have challenged organizations and policy makers to “Dare the Difference”. Pragmatic and collaborative actions by organizations and individual leaders are needed to make and sustain this complex change.
The time has come to “Lead the Difference”. A time to deliver results.
This is the mission of Talentnomics. To reimagine and incubate future women leaders. Globally.
Here are some areas where progress is needed:
Only 1 in 5 parliamentarians is female.
Women are less than 5% of CEOs and corporate boards
Women’s representation in Fortune 500 leadership positions has stagnated in recent years
The Leadership Pipeline is Leaky
Individual’s own preparedness in terms of skill and experience profile, organization’s culture and policies, networking and mentoring opportunities, role models and societal norms and culture