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Ms. Saadia Zahidi

Senior Director

World Economic Forum

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World Economic Forum

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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 other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Incorporated as a fo ... more

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Background Information

Affiliations

Advisory Board Member
EU-LAC Foundation

Head of Employment and Gender Initiatives, Member
Executive Committee World Economic Forum

Board of Governors Member
Amir Jahangir

Founder
Report

Education

Bachelor's degree

Economics

Smith College

Masters

International Economics

Graduate Institute of International Studies

cum laude B.A. degree

cum laude undergraduate degree

economics

Smith College

Web References (199 Total References)


Global Advisory board - Women in Parliaments Global Forum

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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.


"The U.S is not making much ...

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"The U.S is not making much progress in closing the economic gap," Saadia Zahidi, head of employment and gender initiatives at the World Economic Forum, told CBS news.


Saadia Zahidi is a Member of ...

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Saadia Zahidi is a Member of the Executive Committee and Head of Education, Gender and Work at the World Economic Forum. Under her leadership, the Forum's teams in these areas produce new insights, gather best practices, help set change strategies for businesses and governments and mobilize leaders to work together to drive progress. Saadia founded and co-authors the Forum's Global Gender Gap Report, Human Capital Report, Future of Jobs Report and several other publications. She was selected as one of BBC's 100 Women in 2013 and 2014 and won the inaugural FT/Mckinsey Bracken Bower Prize for prospective authors under 35. She is a member of the United Nations Secretary General's High Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment. Her book, Forty Million Rising, on womenomics in the Muslim world, will be released in 2017. https://www.weforum.org/agenda/authors/saadia-zahidi


Saadia Zahidi is a Member of ...

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Saadia Zahidi is a Member of the Executive Committee and Head of Education, Gender and Work at the World Economic Forum. Under her leadership, the Forum's teams in these areas produce new insights, gather best practices, help set change strategies for businesses and governments and mobilize leaders to work together to drive progress. Saadia founded and co-authors the Forum's Global Gender Gap Report, Human Capital Report, Future of Jobs Report and several other publications. She was selected as one of BBC's 100 Women in 2013 and 2014 and won the inaugural FT/Mckinsey Bracken Bower Prize for prospective authors under 35. She is a member of the United Nations Secretary General's High Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment. Her book, Forty Million Rising, on womenomics in the Muslim world, will be released in 2017. https://www.weforum.org/agenda/authors/saadia-zahidi


2011 Global Gender Gap Report Shows Largest Gaps in Political and Economic Participation - Graduate Women International (GWI) | Graduate Women International (GWI)

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"Smaller gender gaps are directly correlated with increased economic competitiveness," says Saadia Zahidi, Senior Director, Head of the World Economic Forum's Women Leaders and Gender Parity Programme and report co-author.

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