Pledging for Parity:
The World Economic Forum predicted in 2014 that it would take until 2095 to achieve global gender parity. One year later in 2015, they estimated that a slowdown in progress meant that the gender gap wouldn't close until 2133.
As a father of 3 daughters and a grandfather of 2 granddaughters (1 step-granddaughter) I have a vested interest in seeing those dates moved up considerably.
Interestingly, at High Rock, over 70% of our clients are women.
I cannot say that I am an expert on women's issues (although I am certainly in tune with them), but I know that a more balanced world is a better world.
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Why is gender parity important?
Gender parity is linked to economic prosperity. It is an economic imperative. Women's advancement and leadership are central to economic prosperity. Profitability, ROI and innovation all increase when women are counted among senior leadership.
Numerous global studies on the impact of women in leadership reveal the following findings:
What makes a difference?
What accelerates womens advancement?
Women need more options to excel and the world will be a better place when they do.
So take the pledge to:
Today is Webinar Tuesday at High Rock, where we will address what is going on in the global economy, financial markets and wealth management for our clients. We will post the recorded version on our website at
so please feel free to tune in at or about 5pm EDT to listen.
Scott Tomenson,CIM Managing Partner, Chief Investment Strategist