It is now accepted that the global economic picture in 2050 will look very different from today. The established G7 economies are already seeing a shift of their traditional economic power to the emerging countries, the so-called E7 of China, India, Brazil, Russia, Indonesia, Mexico and Turkey.
In addition to economic change, we are going through a period of huge social transformation, as we move into a future of labour shortages, skills gaps and a world in which the educational and economic empowerment of women will become even more significant.
How can we address and accommodate these changes? What are the actions which will help us face the challenge of the future? What efforts and connections need to be made by governments, companies and NGOs?
In an attempt to find answers to these questions and more, PwC invited global academics, politicians and business leaders to share their views on the gender gap and how it will impact our future. Their insights are gathered in this thought provoking film, which was showcased at the 2009 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Take a look at our global perspective on answers to such questions as:
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