Closing the Economic Equality Gap Panel at the 2015 World Economic Forum on Africa 2015.

How can increased women’s economic participation accelerate sustainable development?

Key discussion themes:
– Equalizing pay for equal work
– Increasing percentage of women leaders in the boardroom
– Updating economic policies and social institutions

Panel Moderator:
Charlotte Petri Gornitzka,
Director-General, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), Sweden.

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Key Speakers:

  • Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Undersecretary-General and Executive Director,
    United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN WOMEN)
  • Graça Machel, Founder, Foundation for Community Development (FDC), Mozambique
  • Robert W. Collymore, Chief Executive Officer, Safaricom, Kenya
  • Claver Gatete, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning of Rwanda
  • Colin Dyer, President and Chief Executive Officer, JLL, USA

Learn more about other discussions at the 2015 World Economic Forum in South Africa.