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Future of Jobs, Skills and Gender Balance
Saadia Zahidi, Head of Education, Gender and Work System Initiative, Member of Executive Committee, World Economic Forum Geneva
An award-winning economist Saadia Zahidi was previously WEF’s Global Competitiveness Programme; Head of Gender Parity Programme and Head of Civil Society. She has published reports on human capital, gender gaps and future of jobs and is the author of Fifty Million Rising (2017). She holds a BA in Economics, Smith College; MPhil in International Economics, Graduate Institute Geneva; MPA, Harvard University.
On the occasion of the publication of the World Economic Forum’s latest gender gap report, Saadia Zahidi will discuss the future of jobs, skills and impact on diversity. Her presentation will be followed by a networking cocktail.