President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia GrybauskaitÄ—
Chair of the Council of Women World Leaders

Business Case for Women Initiative

Discussion “Closing the Gender Gap: The Business Case for Organizations, Politics, and Society Conference” (2010).

Organized in collaboration with the Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s Women and Public Policy Program and the World Economic Forum the discussion brought together 150 top academics, politicians, and business leaders. The discussion focused on the current research available on why women must be fully engaged at all levels in business and politics. The Council has compiled a thorough research compendium on this subject, which is continually updated and distributed through the Council’s Business Case for Women Initiative.