Achieving gender equality is essential as a matter of justice and human rights — and it also unleashes a range of positive economic and development outcomes.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation works to promote and empower women business leaders to achieve their personal and professional goals by increasing opportunities for women to serve on corporate boards and in the C-suite; mentoring women at all stages of their careers; and building a network for women entrepreneurs to encourage peer-to-peer networking, education, and professional growth.
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The Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center works to:
- Equip businesses with resources and tools to achieve their social and philanthropic goals in communities;
- Convene stakeholders to advance innovative solutions around economic empowerment, health, sustainability and more;
- Provide opportunities for businesses to communicate their positive impacts that address global challenges.
STEP Ahead is working to close the gender gap by attracting the best women towards manufacturing careers.
ExxonMobil hopes to encourage girls in the direction of engineering with the help of their 13th annual 'Introduce a Girl to Engineering' program.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Asia Society Policy Institute host “Womenomics in Asia,” an invitation only private sector dialogue focused on the business and economic challenges that inhibit women’s economic participation and increased workforce gender parity in Asian countries, and private sector innovations and solutions to those challenges.
The future of narrowing the wage gap could be in middle-skills jobs according to a new report from JPMorgan Chase and the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR).