IWD 2024: Advancing Women in Private Equity Could Have Dramatic Global Impact

In the field of fintech, I have been a consultant and observer of the private equity industry for 20 years. When it comes to elevating women in the industry, I believe it is poised for change, and these changes could be hugely impactful, not just at an organizational level but even more broadly in society.

Private equity is a global economic engine for business innovation, expansion, and job creation. It also provides a path for making underperforming and distressed businesses more profitable and successful. It is an integral part of the economic ecosystem that now manages upwards of $13 trillion in assets globally. Because of its financial power, the evolving gender makeup of the private equity industry could have wide-reaching global economic implications that make its progress pertinent for nearly all.

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