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The potential of women in emerging markets

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The potential of women in emerging markets

  1. 1. The Potential Of Women In Emerging Markets
  2. 2. <ul><li>Forbes Woman </li></ul><ul><li>Hara R.Alberts </li></ul><ul><li>Sylvia Ann Hewlett (professor at Columbia Univesity, founding president of the Center for Work-Life Policy </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Recession </li></ul><ul><li>Emerging markets </li></ul><ul><li>How women can help their business </li></ul><ul><li>How their business can help women </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>In Plain Sight: Female Talent in Emerging Markets </li></ul><ul><li>BRIC countries- Brazil, Russia, India, China </li></ul><ul><li>United Arab Emirates </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>“ The Hidden Brain Drain” </li></ul><ul><li>56 companies </li></ul><ul><li>Research on women </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Emerging markets are seen as the growth engine </li></ul><ul><li>Supply of talent </li></ul><ul><li>Only 10-15 % of the college-graduate population are well prepared </li></ul><ul><li>50% of college graduates are female </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Harnessing the talents of women </li></ul><ul><li>How are we going to find enough people to actually start up expansion and manage enterprises in these very fast-growing economies? </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>In Brazil 60 % college graduates are women </li></ul><ul><li>In UAE 65% </li></ul><ul><li>Aspiration </li></ul><ul><li>Ambition </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Women in emerging markets more ambitious </li></ul><ul><li>Childcare issues </li></ul><ul><li>Many shoulders to lean on </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>In Russia avarage workweek 73 hours </li></ul><ul><li>In China 72 hours </li></ul><ul><li>Problematic for women with family obligations </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Stereotypes </li></ul><ul><li>Discrimination </li></ul><ul><li>30% of women were treated unfairly </li></ul><ul><li>Global experience </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural barriers </li></ul><ul><li>Harassing </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>You can’t ignore 55% of the best talent </li></ul><ul><li>25 million women in emerging markets </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging BRIC an ME Talent Program </li></ul><ul><li>WIN </li></ul>
  13. 13. WOMEN <ul><li>Highly qualified </li></ul><ul><li>Highly motivated </li></ul><ul><li>RECOGNIZE THE POTENTIAL! </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Thank you!  </li></ul><ul><li>Any questions? </li></ul>

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