How Women Lead Differently, And Why It Matters

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Long excluded from traditional power structures, women lead differently than men. Restricted access to resources has made ingenuity a matter of survival for many…

By Alyse Nelson (Writer, Fast Company)

Research shows that women direct up to 90% of their income to community infrastructure and improvement, whereas men reinvest 30% to 40% of their income.

The World Bank’s 2012 World Development Report finds that women with decision-making power accelerate positive development outcomes, and studies from the World Economic Forum confirm a strong correlation between an increase in gender equality and an increase in gross domestic product per capita.

It’s now universally accepted that women are proven catalysts for economic growth – they are also a leadership reserve.

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