Nancy Twine founded global haircare products powerhouse Briogeo when she was in her 20s, working full-time at Goldman Sachs, and had no experience in the consumer products or retail industries. She shares her story – and lessons for other entrepreneurs – in a Talks at Goldman Sachs interview.
In developed and developing countries alike, gender gaps persist in education, health, work, wages and political participation. Goldman Sachs Research finds that shrinking working age populations mean that it is now more important than ever to utilize the full resources women have to offer (and to reward them fully).
In a conversation with Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon, Ginni Rometty, Former Chairman, President and CEO of IBM, discusses her time leading IBM, the principals behind her book “Good Power", the importance of skills-first hiring and IBM’s work with OneTen.
The case for encouraging, empowering, and enabling women entrepreneurs is straightforward: around the world, female entrepreneurs drive both economic growth and help to reduce poverty. According to the World Bank, there are now about 8 million to 10 million formal small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with at least one female owner in developing countries.
Carolyn Childers and Lindsay Kaplan, co-founders of Chief, discuss their journey launching their company and their mission to propel more women to the C-suite.
Julia Boorstin, CNBC Media & Tech Correspondent & Author, When Women Lead and Sallie Krawcheck, CEO/Co-founder, Ellevest
CNBC’s Julia Boorstin, author of When Women Lead, and Sallie Krawcheck, CEO of Ellevest, share their insights on female entrepreneurs who are driving innovation and change across industries.
Alli Webb, founder of Drybar and president of Canopy, discusses the rewards and challenges that came with the explosive growth of her business.
In this episode of Exchanges at Goldman Sachs: Great Investors, Sandra Horbach, co-head of U.S. Buyout and Growth at The Carlyle Group, talks with Alison Mass, chairman of Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division, about what it was like to be a trailblazer in the private equity space and the evolution of diversity in the industry.
Kate Ryder, founder and CEO of Maven Clinic, discusses her experience launching a startup, her efforts to eliminate gender inequity in the healthcare system, and her perspective on the future of telemedicine.
Goldman Sachs’ Gizelle George-Joseph, Sharon Bell and Katharina Koenig join former Goldman Sachs Japan Vice Chair Kathy Matsui to discuss progress toward closing gender gaps across the globe, as well as the intersection of gender with racial inequality in the U.S.
Recent years have seen a surge in investing with social and environmental impact in mind, including across emerging markets. One aspect of social impact investing concerns the role of women in the economy – or Womenomics. To assess how investing based on Womenomics can impact investment returns, Goldman Sachs Research constructed a Womenomics Index across emerging markets sovereign debt based on five factors: education, labour, agency, women in power and health.
How did women entrepreneurs fare during the pandemic? Goldman Sachs’ Asahi Pompey, Global Head of Corporate Engagement, and Candice Tse, U.S. Head of Market Strategy in Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Strategic Advisory Solutions team, discuss the findings from a new report on this topic in Exchanges at Goldman Sachs.
In Europe there are some tantalising signs of progress on women’s contribution to the economy: most notably, participation rates for women in the workforce have risen dramatically and continue to move up. In many European countries they are now above rates in the US.
In this episode of Talks at GS, CNN’s Clarissa Ward discusses her memoir On All Fronts: The Education of a Journalist and her experience as an international war correspondent reporting from hot zones around the world including Iraq and Syria.
The Australian economy has benefited from a marked increase in female participation over the past decade. Still, a considerable gender gap persists. GS Research estimates that closing the gap between male and female employment rates would boost the level of Australian GDP by up to 8%. Read Report
The latest gender pay gap analysis from the Global Markets Institute reveals that the unexplainable share of the wage gap has increased — a sign there’s more work to be done. Read Report
Stacey Cunningham discusses her journey at the NYSE from one-time intern to its first female president and her efforts to bring innovation and efficiency to the NYSE during a time of evolution in the marketplace. Watch Video
In 1999, Goldman Sachs Research Strategist Kathy Matsui published a seminal research report on “Womenomics,” exploring how much Japan’s GDP could grow if more women were in the labor force. Now 20 years later, Matsui reflects on the progress that’s been made and where the challenges remain. Watch Video
Saadia Zahidi, author of Fifty Million Rising, discusses the “quiet revolution” of Muslim women entering the workforce, and the cultural and economic shifts it is causing throughout the Muslim world. Watch Video
It’s been 20 years since Chief Japan Strategist Kathy Matsui and her team at Goldman Sachs Research published their first “Womenomics” report on the link between Japan’s gender employment gap and GDP. With the publication of Womenomics 5.0, we check in on how the thesis has played out. Read More
Brig. Gen. Jeannie M. Leavitt discusses being the first female fighter pilot in the US Air Force and her efforts to create a more balanced and diverse military to confront the challenges of a shifting international security landscape. Watch Video
Women's labor force participation in the US–which lags most other advanced economies–hit a 5-year high in December. Can the momentum continue? Goldman Sachs Research weighs in. Read Report