A $28 Trillion Challenge to Smash the Glass Ceiling
Men dominate the world of work.
"If women are half the people, they should have a fair shot at contributing to our economy in a way that is more equal with men than maybe we've seen in the past," explains Lisa Kassenaar, who oversees diversity reporting for Bloomberg News.
But having a fair shot is not easy when the majority of the world's largest companies are run by men, with fewer than 20% of decision-makers on corporate boards occupied by women.
And yet a recent study from the McKinsey Global Institute found that $28 trillion could be added to global annual GDP by 2025 by advancing women's equality.
So with countless benefits and a large potential for growth, what's preventing women from smashing the glass ceiling in business and politics?