Can digitization accelerate closing the world’s gender gap?

It will take approximately 170 years to close the world’s gender gap, according to The World Economic Forum’s latest gender gap report. While a lot can change in 170 years, including new developments to accelerate this process, a key focus is the adaptability of the labor market to the projected needs of the fastest-growing industries. For the next 20 years, this means adapting to the digital revolution that is currently taking place. Continue reading “Can digitization accelerate closing the world’s gender gap?”

Seismic shift led by Google and Facebook

Last week marked an important moment for rankings of the top 5 largest U.S. companies by market capitalization. For the first time ever, the list now belongs exclusively to technology companies. At the summit is Apple with $561 billion in market capital. Completing the list is Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook. Continue reading “Seismic shift led by Google and Facebook”