11 May '11, 3am

Putting our Money Where our Mouths Are: Gender Lens Investing

There are many different ways that women around the world are working to battle gender inequities. This includes lobbying for legislation changes , advocating for government programs and services that support women , supporting women-focused non-profit organizations and more. Now, Jacki Zehner , the Co-Chair of Women Moving Millions, and former partner at Goldman Sachs, is advocating that women use their investments as a way of earning superior investment returns and also contributing to narrowing the financial gender gap and contributing to economic growth and social justice. In the article Power Unused is Power Useless -- A Case for Gender Lens Investing on The New Agenda, Ms. Zehner notes that while women are a driving force in spending decisions and investment decisions, they are still much more likely to be poor, underepresented in leadership roles, and to earn less m...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/womens-rights/blog/putting-ou...

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  1. 15 May '11, 2pm

    Thank you so much for highlighting this article. I hope to write more on this topic! Jacki Zehner

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