Gender inequality in the workplace is a global issue.
But according to Pipeline Equity founder and CEO Katica Roy, it isn’t just a social problem. It’s an economic one — and a big one at that.
The World Economic Forum estimates that, at the current rate of progress, it will take 217 years to realize gender parity. Despite the fact that women are quickly becoming the most educated cohort, their participation in the U.S. workforce has been on the decline since 2014, and it’s expected to continue dropping until 2026. By 2020, we’ll be unable to fill five million jobs in the United States and 40 million jobs worldwide