Tag Archive: The Next Billion

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    by Jessica Stillman

    HBR on the Next 1 Billion Women in the Workforce

    This month HBR examines the economic gains to be had as another one billion women join the workforce globally, and how well countries are doing enabling their participation.

    By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0)

    How much is the global economy losing because women’s talents aren’t being put to their full use? The Harvard Business Review provides some numbers to give you an idea this month.

    “If women in the United States, Japan, and Egypt were employed at the same rates as men, the GDPs of those countries would be higher by 5%, 9%, and 34%, respectively,” claims the new article.

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    by Angie Chang

    The Next Billion – Women Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

    Early bird tickets for the February 14 Women 2.0 conference on “The Next Billion” run out TONIGHT @ MIDNIGHT – get your ticket now!

    By Anna Vital (Co-Founder, Vash.co; Founder, Funders & Founders)

    Today, there are 380 million entrepreneurs globally. That means for every 19 people you meet – one will be an entrepreneur. What are the other 18 doing? What are they doing that makes money without them creating/inventing opportunities? One might think they all have jobs, but they don’t – only 61% of world’s population have any sort of a job.