THE CITY AND THE PRIVATE SECTOR TOGETHER FOR GENDER EQUALITY IN THE LABOR SECTOR
Arbusta, like other companies of the private sector and the Government of the City, looks out and reinforces its commitment for gender equality in the labor sector. How is this possible? What thoughts are they sharing with us? Is it already happening? Continue reading to find out.
WHAT DO THE EXPERTS SAY?
Experts and role models of the business world and the government of Buenos Aires shared challenges, thoughts and effective solutions to achieve greater levels of equality in the job market, during the seminar “Progress of women in the City”, which took place at the auditorium of the Government House.
“We need women who can lead the growth and development of the City. Being a woman must not be an obstacle to grow. Responsibility, effort and talent are genderless. From the Government, there is much we can do, but we could do a lot more by doing it together”, stated Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, chief of the Government of Buenos Aires.
WE HAVE DATA!
Recent international evidence shows that a higher participation of women in the job market creates accelerated economic growth, and that if these gaps were to close 25 % by 2025, global GDP would increase in the amount of USD 5.4 trillion. In addition, companies with at least 15 % of women in executive offices are 50 % more profitable.
THE PROGRESS OF WOMEN AS A CONDITION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF CITIES
During the second panel, the Minister of the Economy and Finance, Martín Mura, presented the City’s Economic Development Plan from a gender perspective.
Marcos Galperin, CEO of Mercado Libre; Sergio Kaufman, president of Accenture Argentina; Luciana Reznik, CEO of Wolox, and Paula Cardenau, cofounder of Arbusta, participated.
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