Hillary Clinton once said that women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world. This reservoir can be tapped if we address issues of mentorship and equality.
Studies, notably by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), have established that $12 trillion could be added to global GDP by 2025 simply by advancing women’s equality. In an article, How advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth, MGI argues that, if this is to happen, the public, private, and social sectors will need to act to close gender gaps in work and society.
And that is not all. The report further argues that:
In a “full potential” scenario in which women play an identical role in labor markets to that of men, as much as $28 trillion, or 2