Why Wait? Driving Gender-balance and New Opportunities for Women Now

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Bobbie Carlton

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Last year, the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report, best known for the annual Davos gatherings, added 47 years to the time necessary to reach workplace equality. According to the WEF, in 2017, gender parity ‘shifted into reverse” and it will take 217 YEARS for disparities in the pay and employment opportunities of men and women to end. It is the first time since 2006 that “slow but steady progress” toward parity has halted. Join this interactive session to learn more about - The factors that will help us close the gender pay gap - The new opportunities available to women today -- Bobbie takes you through the five "C"s, five categories of reasons why you need to speak to get the visibility you need and deserve. About the Speaker: Bobbie Carlton is the founder of Innovation Women, a new model speaker’s bureau for entrepreneurial, technical and innovative women. The company helps connect women with event managers looking for speakers, panelists, moderators and presenters, especially for industry conferences and events. In 2018, Bobbie was named one of the “50 on Fire” which recognizes the city’s top inventors, disrupters, luminaries, and newsmakers.

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