2095: The year of gender workplace equality

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The World’s Economic Forum’s 2014 Global Gender Gap report concluded that 2095 will be when gender equality will finally be achieved in work places. 80 years is too long for some future female leaders who are taking matters into their own hands.

Kimberly Yang is a senior partner at the tech recruitment firm PROVEN and has faced many hurdles due to her gender. She says that women should use the bias they face in the workplace as motivation.

But female CEO’s are very hard to find in large corporations. Women hold only 4.6% of CEO positions in the Fortune 500, while men dominate business in 19 out of 20 board rooms.

But the next generation of female entrepreneurs is set to achieve a “leadership equilibrium.”

2095: The year of gender workplace equality

2095: The year of gender workplace equality

The World’s Economic Forum’s 2014 Global Gender Gap report concluded that 2095 will be when gender equality will finally be achieved in work places. 80 years is too long for some future female leaders who are taking matters into their own hands

LA fashion designer Bri Seely incorporates blog writing into her design work, which are female centric. Finding the positive in the feminine is the theme of her new book, The Inspirational Woman Project, which has a simple premise: interview women from around the world about what it is to be feminine.

Musician Sonnet Simmons has her own page in the book. She currently sings with a group of all female musicians, which makes a statement in a male dominated field.

These three women discuss how they embrace femininity in their fields with LA correspondent Sandra Hughes this week on Full Frame.

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