Tapping the Forgotten Multi-Trillion Dollar Resource

As amazing as it seems to those of us at the forefront of business and technology in the 21st century, there are still about 1 billion women, in both developing and industrialized nations, who remain outside the productive mainstream of the global economy. They have been kept out of the workplace or else put in such menial and unproductive jobs that they might as well have been out of work. But, at long last, these women have started entering the mainstream for the first time. What are the implications of adding 870 million new workers and consumers to the global economy by 2020, and 1 billion by 2030? We’ll explain.

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