[WATCH] Global CEOs to Release Key Gender Data at World Economic Forum
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

In a historic move, ten Global CEOs will gather to share data on the representation of women across the world’s most prominent Fortune 500 corporations, including AccorHotels, Barclays, Koc Holding, McKinsey & Co., Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Schneider Electric, Tupperware Brands, Twitter, Unilever and Vodafone.

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The CEOs will be presenting the first-ever gender parity report of its kind at a special session hosted during the World Economic Forum at the Kirchner Museum in Switzerland, Jan. 22.

In what is being called an unprecedented disclosure, the key information will be announced as part of UN Women‘s HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 Initiative, a solidarity movement for gender equality that provides a systematic approach and targeted platform on which men and boys can engage and become change agents towards the achievement of gender equality. HeForShe encourages and rallies men and boys to become equal partners in the fight for women’s equality, crafting and implementing a shared vision that will benefit everyone.

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson launched IMPACT 10x10x10 in January 2015, and since then, the HeForShe Initiative has garnered massive engagement and support among millions of advocates of gender equality from around the world. Watch Watson’s address in Switzerland from last year’s WEF panel below:

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.


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