How Do These Top Women Leaders Creating Global Ripples Break the Mold, Yet the Odds Are Stuck Against Them in 2020 – Part Two (Updated 2021)
The prosperity of a nation depends on the empowerment of women. Top women leaders creating global ripples have more strides to cover.
Despite the difficulty of breaking into male-dominated networks, accessing mentors, securing adequate funding, and more make promising incremental progress, female influencers continue breaking molds.
Which of the Following Facts are Shocking Discoveries that Top Women Leaders Creating Global Ripples Should Have Overcome by Now?
When curating the pilot list of top 300 Women leaders in 2019 (part one), we made the following shocking discoveries that affect top women leaders creating global ripples. These odds backed by facts with the sources at the end of this blog post.
The Not So Good – Why Are Women Stuck At These Levels?
- For the majority of women, significant gains in education have not translated into better labor market outcomes. Source: United Nations (UN) Women
- Of the estimated 11.5 million international migrant domestic workers (in 2013), approximately 73.4 percent were women [PDF]. Source: ILO
- Women face the motherhood wage penalty, which increases as the number of children a woman has increases [PDF]. Source: ILO
- Globally, women are 14 times more likely than men to die during a disaster and are marginally displaced due to environmental degradation, and adverse climate change. Source: UN, Women
- While 65 percent of men report having an account at a formal financial institution, only 58 percent of women do worldwide [PDF]. Source: World Bank
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- The estimation of economic costs to the global economy due to discrimination of social institutions and violence against women is approximately USD 12 trillion annually. Source: McKinsey Global Institute
- Women earn 77 percent of what men earn globally. Source: UN Women
- Globally, an estimated nearly40 percent of women in wage employment do not have access to social protection Source: International Labor Organization, ILO
Women are still half as likely to start businesses. Kauffman Foundation
Increasing the female employment rates in OECD countries to match that of Sweden, could boost GDP by over USD 6 trillion. Source: Price Waterhouse Cooper, PWC
Companies with three or more women in senior management functions score higher in all dimensions of organizational performance [PDF]. Source: McKinsey Global Institute
Nearly 90% of women-led businesses employ no staff beyond the owner. National Women Business Council, NWBC
Women migrant workers were responsible for sending half of the estimated $601 billion in remittances worldwide in 2016 [PDF]. IZA, World of Labor
Revealing Facts Specific to Female Influencers
Cambridge dictionary defines an influencer as follows,
someone who affects or changes the way that other people behave:a person who is paid by a company to show and describe its products and services on social media, encouraging other people to buy them:
- Do you read political blogs? You are an influencer because you organize petition drives and campaign events and spread the word about activities.
- Today, teachers, coaches are sought after as influencers.
- The current generation of journalists, bloggers, and online influencers, uses Facebook, Twitter, and other social platforms to help draw attention to their work.
- Eighty-nine percent of women (young and old) who use social media are on Facebook.
- The 200 million monthly Pinterest users are a 70/30 split between women and men, but the platform is diversifying – half of the new signups are male.
According to MediaPost,
Moms mention brands an average of 73 times per week compared with just 57 times per week among malesAs early as 2000, women were found to have surpassed men in Internet usageSeventy-eight percent of women in the U.S. use the Internet for product information before making a purchase
Here are some revealing inequalities:
- Seventy-seven percent of influencers are women, but they’re earning $108 less per post than male influencers (Source: Klear)
- Women are still earning only $0.79 for every $1.00 earned by a man (Source: PayScale)
- In some industries like the beauty market, women earn 8% to 10% less than men (Source: Klear)
Despite all these shocking facts and disturbing inequalities, women will always be nurturing, selfless, and community-minded. But it takes intelligence, respect, and confidence for a woman to lead.
“With the inequalities laid bare, now is the time for action. Ultimately, the responsibility falls on the businesses, agencies and platforms involved to address the balance”.
– Adam Williams, CEO of the influencer marketing firm Takumi
Ps. See the references for sources of these facts at the end of this blog post.
Female Influencers Breaking the Mold
Women continue to be global change agents despite odds. They break the mold and overcome obstacles that impede their success.
Women entrepreneurs are succeeding despite many obstacles and odds that are stacked against them.
– Betsy Dougert, Director of Communications, SCORE
Top women leaders are gaining ground and launch thriving businesses with or without adequate tools.
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Influential people are never satisfied with the status quo. They’re the ones who constantly ask, ‘What if?’ and ‘Why not?’ They’re not afraid to challenge conventional wisdom and they don’t disrupt things for the sake of being disruptive; they do it to make things better.
– Travis Bradberry
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- What is the definition of an influencer?
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- State of Gender Pay Gap
- What is a micro-influencer?
- Marketing to women: Quick facts
- Powerful insights: Marketing to women
- Marketing to women more than a media can buy
- The Six costliest mistakes you can make in marketing to women
- Women statistics
- Buying power
- What women can teach us about money
- When targeting digital media campaigns don’t forget about spouses
- Audience demographics – user stats on Pinterest
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