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Women in Economic Decision-making

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

Dimensions to be addressed:
– 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

• 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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