Why is this important? Because these businesses are the anchors of the world economy. Family businesses as a whole create an estimated 70%–90% of the global GDP1 and 50%–80% of jobs in the majority of countries worldwide.They employ vast numbers of people, dominate key markets, and are intrinsically important to their local communities and global economies - and have been for generations.
A wealth of research exists to demonstrate that having women in leadership and strategic roles makes economic sense for businesses. It’s been consistently shown in numerous studies that more women in leadership means better financial and all-around performance.
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