By Sue Duke | World Economic Forum | December 19, 2019
The emerging jobs of the future economy require skills in new and disruptive technologies – yet according to this year’s Global Gender Gap Report, these are the areas with the largest gender gaps.
But if the right strategies are put in place to increase the number of women with these disruptive technology skills in the workforce, we can not only start to close gender gaps, but also ensure women play a critical role in shaping the future.
For the past several years, LinkedIn has collaborated with the World Economic Forum to examine the state of gender parity: where we are today, what progress we’ve made and why. Here’s what we found this year, and strategies for closing the gender gaps in critical sectors of the economy.