Countries can unlock enormous economic growth potential by breaking down barriers and stereotypes, offering more, better and inclusive jobs, sharing care-giving and other responsibilities, increasing equal ownership of and control over land and finance, and actively supporting the voice and leadership of women in all aspects of their lives and organizations.
Join finance ministers, CEOs, and other development experts for a discussion about why, and how, closing salient gaps between men and women, and boys and girls, helps families, communities, cities and economies prosper.
Zeinab Badawi, International Broadcaster and Chair of the Royal African Society
Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group
Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, Canada
Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Minister of Finance, Indonesia
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women
Simona Scarpaleggia, CEO, IKEA Switzerland and co-chair of the UN High Level Panel in Women's Economic Empowerment
Sigve Brekke, President and CEO, Telenor Group