Special Focus: Advancing Women Leaders in Africa

Eve, Le Blog Gender Gap, Social Impact

According to the African Development Bank, a third of all firms in Africa are owned by women. However, many challenges to the increase in women leaders still exist. Across the continent, only 5% of all CEOs are female.

Yet research by McKinsey & Company shows that African companies with women leaders earn 20% more than others. What are some of the challenges that women face? And what are some of the solutions that will help overcome them?

Our panel of experts explain how they believe women can become job creators and growth multipliers in their industries.

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