How Reskilling & Upskilling will Close Gender Gaps

Welcome to the Modern Guide to Equality™ — The Female Quotient’s playbook for conscious leaders who want to advance equality in the workplace and the world.
The rapid rise of digitization and automation was made clear during the pandemic. Research from the World Economic Forum showed that gender gaps are more likely in sectors that require disruptive technical skills where women have low representation. For example, in Cloud Computing, women make up 14% of the workforce; in Engineering, 20%; and in Data and AI, 32%. As a solution, mid-career training, coupled with managerial practices that offer a clear path to promotion and unbiased hiring, will have a great impact. What are some viable ways for companies to integrate reskilling into their employee development, and what’s the impetus for them to do so?

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