Female Empowerment Statistics That Say “WOW”

Here’s a recap of what the video shares with us:

170 years from now women will earn as much as men. (Source: Million Women Mentors)

170 years from now 50% of bosses will be women. (Source: Gallup Economy)

9 out of 10 Private Equity Executives are Male. (Source: DOW Jones Research)

Only 5% of Fortune 500 CEOs are female. (Source: Catalyst)

Female financial advisors make 42% less than men doing the  exact same job. (Source: Narrow the Gapp)

Women make up less than 20% of the government officials in the world. (Source:  Center for American Women & Politics)

Only 17% of Silicon Valley tech workers are female. (Source: Business Insider)

Women are 25% less likely to have Internet access than men. (Source: Global Fund for Women)

Replacing a woman’s name on a résumé with a man’s name can increase her “worthiness of hire”. (Source: Rhea E. Steinpreis, Katie A. Anders, and Dawn Ritzke: “The Impact of Gender on the Review of Curricula Vitae of Job Applicants and Tenure Candidates: A National Empirical Study)

We make up 60% of the work force. (Source: US Department of Labor)

Teams with women statistically outperform teams without. (Source: DOW Jones Research)

Companies with women on their boards outperform all-male boards by 26%. (Source: National Center for Women & Technology)

We control 80% of the consumer buying power. (Source: Center for American Progress)

And the future is bright as 70% of all college valedictorians are women. (Source: Women Moving Millions)

Girl Scouts now have badges for robotics, video-game design and beyond. (Source: Girl Scouts)

The youngest recipient ever of the Nobel Peace Prize is a girl. (Source: Wikipedia)


About the Author: Erik Qualman

Often called a Digital Dale Carnegie and The Tony Robbins of Tech, Erik Qualman is a #1 Best Selling Author and Motivational Keynote Speaker that has spoken in 49 countries.

His Socialnomics work has been featured on 60 Minutes to the Wall Street Journal and used by the National Guard to NASA. His book Digital Leader propelled him to be voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind Harry Potter's J.K. Rowling. Qualman is a sitting professor at Harvard & MIT's edX labs.

His latest book What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube is a Pulitzer Prize nominated work.
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