Rise and Lead supports the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 5, which targets gender equality. Gender equality is critical not only for maintaining peace and balance in all communities, but for creating a sustainable economy.
Globally, women still have fewer economic opportunities than men. According to the 2017 Global Gender Gap report by the World Economic Forum, the gap between women and men on economic participation is getting wider. We still have a long way to go to maintain equality:
To build a sustainable future, we need to tap into the full pool of human talent – this includes women.
We provide a platform where female luminaries can share their knowledge and experience with aspiring female leaders to help women rise, increase visibility, learn new skills, and contribute better to society. In turn bettering the personal lives of women too.