04 Apr '11, 9am

Investing in Women’s Economic Opportunities at ExxonMobil: Lorie Jackson

Investing in Women’s Economic Opportunities at ExxonMobil: Lorie Jackson

“The research says that investing in women is one of the most single, high-impact, sustainable investments you can make in terms of improving quality of life. And my observations from working with women all over the world is that, when given access to training and resources, they take whatever is given and take it to the limit. They are so resourceful in making the most out of every opportunity. So the research findings that you often hear talked about in terms of women using 80-90% of their income and putting it back into their families and communities – I’ve seen that at work. I’ve seen them generate enormous amounts of resources relative to the opportunity, and then do incredible things to make their families and communities better off. And it’s our personal observations along with the research that makes us so comfortable that we’ve picked the right investment area.”

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/04/exxonmobil-women-inte...

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