Session: Gender Inequality is a $28 trillion problem
There are more male CEOs named James than women CEOs in the Fortune 500. Women make up 50% of the global population, yet just 5% of leadership in the Top 500 companies. Closing this gender gap could result in an additional $28 trillion to the global economy – that’s the equivalent of the US & Chinese economics put together. Let’s uncover the hidden macroeconomic opportunity & reflect on what we can do today, to help build a better tomorrow.
- Understand why this is a business problem at scale
- How be a change agent in your organisation.
- Create actionable and measurable plans
Divya Handa is a technology professional and marketing strategist with a career spanning IBM, Intel, Reliance Infocomm, growing businesses and delivering revenue. She has spent over 20 years in the IT and Telecom sector, her career started in India during the dotcom era after which she moved to UK where she has spent 15 plus years across IBM and Intel working closely with CXO's to drive strategy and business execution while leading the marketing organization across customer acquisition and retention, brand, demand generation and product marketing. She has worked in Europe in global and regional roles, driven strategic initiatives in LATAM and MEA, she enjoys the cultural diversity of working across regions. Divya is a big advocate for sustainability, she's on the board of advisors for Earth 51, a company dedicated to bringing profit and planet closer by incorporating Sustainability in the private sector using the UN's SDG framework.
She has a MBA from Lancaster University and is a certified project manager (Prince 2 – practitioner level). Outside of work, Divya is a proud mother of two, championing for girls in STEM and the BAME community, a fitness and travel enthusiast and whenever time permits, an avid reader.