Latest Posts: Saadia Zahidi

  • Women Leaders & Gender Parity Article

    Five ways to finally close the gender gap in Japan

    At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos in January, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe personally committed to… more

  • Women Leaders & Gender Parity Event

    Africa’s young women can write its future

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2014

    , Abuja, Nigeria

  • Forum Article

    Why we need to get smarter about gender quotas

    There is a big debate in the world of those advocating gender parity and it goes like this. Most companies and… more

  • Forum Article

    The hard facts on gender

    A page detailing the hard facts on gender confronts visitors to a Saudi academic’s office. It is sellotaped to the… more

  • Women Leaders & Gender Parity Article

    When gender inequality is good economics

    Gender inequality is good economics. Yes, you read that correctly. While we know that individuals, economies and… more

  • Forum Article

    The secret of the Nordic gender nirvana

    Although no country in the world has yet achieved gender equality, the Nordic countries consistently stand out in the… more

  • Women Leaders & Gender Parity Video

    Top 10 most gender equal countries in the world

    Iceland leads four Nordic countries at the top of the table, while the Philippines joins the top five for the first… more

  • Forum Article

    How can we tap and manage our most valuable resource?

    People – and the skills and talent they possess – are one of the most precious resources available to any economy… more

  • Women Leaders & Gender Parity Video

    Leaning in the right direction for women

    Saadia Zahidi discusses the changing role of women in today's society Since 2012, two publications have generated… more

  • Forum Article

    Closing the gender gap case by case

    Women make up one-half of the potential human capital available in any economy and, in many developed and emerging… more