Insights: Women in Economic Decision-making

How can gender gaps be closed at the highest levels of economic decision-making?

  • Increasing female graduates in relevant fields
  • Overcoming mid-career development hurdles
  • Exploring potential of regulatory intervention 

Drew Gilpin Faust, President, Harvard University, USA
Kevin Kelly, Chief Executive Officer, Heidrick & Struggles, USA
Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC; World Economic Forum Foundation Board Member
Lubna S. Olayan, Deputy Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer, Olayan Financing Company, Saudi Arabia
Viviane Reding, Vice-President and Commissioner, Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, European Commission, Brussels
Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board, Facebook, USA; Young Global Leader Alumnus
Chaired by
Herminia Ibarra, The Cora Chaired Professor of Leadership and Learning and Professor of Organizational Behaviour, INSEAD, France; Global Agenda Council on Women's Empowerment
Rapporteur
Laura D'Andrea Tyson, S. K. and Angela Chan Professor of Global Management, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, USA; Global Agenda Council on Women's Empowerment

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