Gender Parity: Awareness, Analysis, Action

What are gender gaps? Why do they matter? And how can we fix the systems that create them? Saadia Zahidi shares the story of the growing global momentum for gender parity and challenges us to shift from the paradigm of awareness to the paradigm of action.

About the speaker

Saadia Zahidi

Saadia Zahidi leads the World Economic Forum’s work on Gender Parity. Her work aims to benchmark gender gaps, collect best practices and bring together senior business and government leaders to devise and implement change. She also leads the Forum’s practice on Employment. Saadia was selected as one of BBC’s 100 Women in 2013 and 2014 and is currently working on her book “Womenomics in the Muslim World”, a deeply personal project exploring the transformative power of 800 million women.