Women needed to solve financial crisis

Women will be a vital force in helping rebuild the economy, The World
Economic Forum has been told.

A report by Ernst & Young, timed to coincide with the meeting of world
leaders in Davos, Switzerland, argues that struggling economies need to
encourage efforts of women as leaders, entrepreneurs and employees.

Groundbreakers: Using the strength of women to rebuild the global
analyses current research on occupational and wage disparities
between women and men and diversity as a mathematical equation for success.

“The power is in the purse strings,” Catalyst Consulting CEO Ilene H. Lang
told Consultant News. “What’s good for women is good for men, business
and the global economy.”

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