The Next Billion Entrepreneurs

There’s an abundance of advice and literature on the key factors that make a business successful. Ask any expert, and they’ll likely give you a long list that includes delivering a product that has a market need, great market timing, a team that can execute together, and many others. But...

Women Are More Effective Leaders

Why Women Are More Effective Leaders Than Men Business Insider – In a three-part series for Business Insider, Sherwin, the COO of leadership consultancy Zenger Folkman, examines women’s leadership effectiveness, representation in corporate America, and solutions for increasing their ranks, building upon the firm’s research first published in a 2012 Harvard Business Review article. In...

Energy and Agricultural Technologies for Women’s Economic Advancement

Invisible Market – Energy and Agricultural Technologies for Women’s Economic Advancement This research explores what it takes for technology initiatives, specifically in the energy and agricultural sectors, to reach and economically benefit women in developing countries through market-based strategies that have the potential for achieving scale and financial sustainability. It...

IMF Report 2013: Women, Work & the Economy

 WOMEN, WORK, & THE ECONOMY: MACROECONOMIC GAINS FROM GENDER EQUITY International Monetary Fund – Women make up a little over half the world’s population, but their contribution to measured economic activity, growth, and well-being is far below its potential, with serious macroeconomic consequences. Despite significant progress in recent decades, labor...