For a more inclusive, equitable and sustainable future.
Women Are Leading Social Changes
But Still A Long Way To Achieving Gender Equity
In January 2021, women’s labor force participation rate hit a 33-year low.
In December 2020, 154,000 Black women left the labor force*
*the largest one-month drop among that cohort since the beginning of the pandemic.
Kristin Hull PhD is a conscious investor empowering individuals, families and organizations to invest in alignment with their values, for the world they want to see. Kristin launched Nia Global Solutions in 2013 to bring activism and impact investing into the public markets. In doing so, she developed Nia’s six solutions-focused investment themes, weaving a gender-lens throughout the investment thesis.
She just published an article Giving Up The Patriarchy with stats and call to action to Giving Up The Patriarchy.
And, in my job, as an asset manager, women and people of color combined, manage just 1.3% of the $70 Trillion financial industry. This means that white men are making decisions on which companies get investment and how funds are constructed 98.7% of the time.
What would the world look like if women were ruling the media? Likely a less divided society.
We use empathy as a tool of resistance to amplify women and their global impact to support an inclusive society and an healthier media ecosystem.
Only 10% of the Top 200 Apple Podcast Charts are Women. Bello Collective
As of 2020, only 21% of top-charting podcasts are led by female and non-binary hosts. Despite the fact that podcasting remains a “boy’s club,” Edison Research confirms that women listen to more podcasts per week than men.
Women own less than 7.6% of broadcast and TV networks in the U.S, and 15 (white) male billionaires own the news network. Women’s Media Center
Women media moguls focus on positive messages (think Oprah, Arianna Huffington – Thrive, and Michelle Obama).
On average, women invest 70% of their earnings back to their communities
Women and girls collect 80% of the water needed in households without access to water
Women own less
than 20% of the world’s land.
Women are in charge
of 85% of the household budget
Women do not own a bank account.
Investment alone in women and under-represented founders would add 4 trillion dollars of value into the economy.
Closing the Black women’s earning gap would add $300 billion to US GDP per year.
women have experienced physical or sexual violence
an average of 11 women are killed each day in Mexico
over 40 million people are trafficked around the world. 71% are female.