Women: The Next Emerging Market: Supporting women to fulfill their potential
Women make up over half the population yet have long been overlooked as a vital talent resource. Over the next decade, the impact of women on the global economy–as producers, entrepreneurs, employees, and consumers–will be at least as significant as that of China’s and India’s respective one-billion-plus populations, if not more so. Tapping into women’s economic potential would be the equivalent of having an additional one billion individuals in business and in the workforce, contributing to the global economy and stimulating growth. When our economy is facing unparalleled challenges, there is a clear imperative to help women succeed in the economy at all levels, as business owners of multinational organizations, as leaders in business, and at grass roots levels in local communities, and for EY, this includes supporting our own women in fulfilling their potential.