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Senior Director, Head of Gender P...

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Local Address:  Switzerland
World Economic Forum
3 East 54Th Street 17Th Floor
New York , New York 10022
United States

Company Description: The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and...   more

Employment History

  • Senior Director, Head of the Human Capital Project
    World Economic Forum
  • Senior Director
    World Economic Forum
  • Head
    Women Leaders Programme
  • Director of Constituents and Head
    Women Leaders Programme
  • Senior Director, Head
    Gender Parity

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Director
    Women Leaders Programme


  • master's degree , international economics
    Graduate Institute of International Studies
  • BA , economics
    Smith College
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"While the world as a whole ..., 19 Nov 2015 [cached]
"While the world as a whole and most countries have made a lot of progress on closing the gap in health and education overall, we're still a long way from parity on economic participation," says Saadia Zahidi, the head of employment and gender initiatives at the World Economic Forum. Iceland, Norway, Finland, and Sweden top the WEF's list in having the smallest gender gaps in the world, but, Zahidi reiterates, they still haven't eliminated their gaps entirely.
Global Advisory board - Women in Parliaments Global Forum, 29 Sept 2015 [cached]
Saadia Zahidi
Senior Director, Head of Gender Parity and Human Capital, World Economic Forum, Founder and Co-Author of the Global Gender Gap Report series.
According to Saadia Zahidi, ..., 22 Oct 2013 [cached]
According to Saadia Zahidi, Senior Director, Head of the Human Capital project at the World Economic Forum, “Some countries face an aged or ageing population, others face youth bulges, a few even face both.
The first book from the winner ..., 16 Sept 2015 [cached]
The first book from the winner of the Bracken Bower Prize, Saadia Zahidi, has been acquired by Nation Books.
The book will be the first from Zahidi, who is the senior director of the World Economic Forum.
Saadia Zahidi
Amir Jahangir, CEO Mishal and NPC Announce National Media Gender Awards in Pakistan | The Life of Amir Jahangir [cached]
Posted By historian On Tuesday, February 8th 2011 In Competitiveness, Development, Entrepreneurship, General, Global Gender Gap, Inndevcom, Innovation, Leadership, Media, Media Capacity Building, Mishal, National Press Club, News, Saadia Zahidi, Strategy, World Economic Forum, Young Global Leader | |
Also present for the announcement was Ms. Saadia Zahidi, Director of Constituents and Head of the Women Leaders and Gender Parity Programme at the World Economic Forum. In her interaction with the members of the Press Club, Academia representatives and members of the civil society" Ms. Zahidi briefed the gathering about Pakistan's performance on the indicators of the Gender Gap and advised the club on new initiatives, which can be undertaken to create awareness and promote dialogue.
Saadia Zahidi (1) Media Capacity Building (13)
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