Traditionally, this day has become the opening of our "finis origine pendet" program defining our Week in Davos.
The moderator: Dr. Kaspar Bänziger. Speakers: Taynaah Reis, Preeti Sinha, Samantha Zirkin, Nataša Kozlevčar, Katherine Hermans, Viola Lukacs.
The overall goal is to close the gender gap, which potentially could contribute an additional $10 trillion to the global economy. Women contribute to substantial value creation in the economy. Fortune 500 companies with more women on the board show a higher return on equity and start-ups with women in charge yield a 35% higher return. The Digitization across various value chains is therefore more than ripe for accommodating more women that are innovators and leaders in new technologies.