Organizations that have at least 30% women in leadership roles are 12x more likely to excel financially. (DDI Women in Leadership, 2016)
Strong female leaders provide Diversity of Thought, which breeds Innovation and Collaboration. (DDI Women in Leadership, 2016)
Paying more attention to the gender gap is critical to our economy as, 84% of companies will be negatively impacted by lack of quality leaders over the next 2 - 4 years and women with access to development programs are 11% more engaged and 67% less likely to leave. (Brandon Hall Group, 2015)
Most admired companies have 2x more women in senior management. (Fortune, 2016)
Diversity companies forge stronger bonds with customers in two respects: (1) Reaching key purchasing decision makers; (2) Taking a customer perspective. (Diversity Matters, 2015)
Achieving gender parity would add $28 trillion to the global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2015. (DDI Women in Leadership, 2016)
Exciting progress is taking place as more women around the world are self organizing to work together to solve this problem. SheEO Inc. is one amazing example of what's possible.
We are proud SheEO Activators.
Engineers Canada has committed to increasing the percentage of newly licensed Canadian engineers that are women to 30% by the year 2030. Currently, The number of newly licensed women engineers varies across Canada, with the highest percentage being in PEI (25%) and the lowest in the Yukon (12.5%). Overall, women make up less than 12% of practicing licensed engineers.
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