TEB Presentation: TEB Women Academy
This is the presentation given at TEB’s first TEB Women Academy, held in Istanbul Oct. 15, 2015. The event was the first in a series of gatherings intended to provide women in Turkey access to information about business and leadership, and it welcomed more than 300 businesswomen from throughout the country.
Everyday Moments of Truth
Bain & Company surveyed more than 1,000 men and women in the US at all career levels, asking specifically about their interest in pursuing a top management position. They discovered that over time, women’s aspiration levels drop more than 60 percent, while men’s stay the same.
Women in Enterprise: A
According to this detailed study of UK women and entrepreneurship produced for RBS by Aston Business School, women do not have any individual or collective entrepreneurial deficit. Instead, this report finds that it is a combination of challenge and choice. Whilst there is clearly a cultural challenge, women also choose to use entrepreneurship differently.
A Business to Call Her Own: Identifying, Analyzing and Overcoming Constraints to Womens’ Small Businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean
This study by the IDB’s Multilateral Investment Fund identifies key barriers to women’s businesses globally and evaluates the degree to which they constrain women’s business growth in Latin America. These barriers include a lack of access to financial products and services, risk aversion, social conventions, family responsibilities, education, and training and technology.
This brochure describing Westpac’s commitment to workforce diversity and women’s leadership includes an extensive discussion of the company’s diversity value proposition and of Westpac’s leadership development programs.
Women in Enterprise:
A Different Perspective
This Royal Bank of Scotland survey of characteristics of the women’s entrepreneurship market in the UK finds evidence that women-owned firms outperform men’s in many cases. Among other notable findings: Women-led businesses are significantly less likely than men’s to use external sources of financing, even when other factors are controlled.
2014 Wells Fargo Affluent Women Retirement Survey
This report offers a number of results from a Wells Fargo survey of nearly 2,000 women — chief among them, women enjoy making and accumulating money, and have a strong sense of pride in earning money.
Bridging the Entrepreneurship Gender Gap: The Power of Networks
The specific focus of this report by BCG is on the importance of social capital for the success of female entrepreneurs. The framework in this report provides a starting point for designing effective professional networks.
2015 BNP Paribas Global
This report finds that China, Hong Kong and Turkey are fast becoming the epicentre of global entrepreneurialism, overtaking the significance of the Americas and major European countries. Leading mature markets include Italy, the UK, and the USA. The study finds that confidence is the primary thing holding women entrepreneurs back.
Women Matter 2013
Through a survey of more than 1,400 managers from a wide range of companies worldwide, McKinsey & Company’s Women Matter 2013 confirms that corporate culture plays a critical role in gender diversity at the top of corporations. The survey reveals that corporate culture is twice as important as individual mindsetsin determining whether women believe that they can succeed.
The Allianz Women, Money, and Power Study: Empowered and Underserved
This survey indicates that despite their rising workforce participation and escalating income, it appears that US women still have major gaps and unmet needs when it comes to achieving comfort and confidence with money.
Unlocking the Full
Potential of Women in the U.S. Economy
This research from McKinsey & Company looks at how women contribute to the U.S. economy, how their work benefits individual corporations, what prevents women from making greater contributions to their companies, and what approaches can help companies unlock the full potential of women.