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Women Power at Davos

By SiliconIndia   |   Tuesday, February 7, 2012
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Bangalore: World's most influential leaders from all around the globe had gathered together for The World Economic Forums gathering at Davos, Switzerland to find solutions for the Global Economic Crisis. As reported by Forbes Woman this time from among the 22,000 delegates only 442 were women which accounted for only 17 percent of the total count. There always have been significant barrier for the advancement of women to the leadership status quo but in spite of that this time the global gathering at Davos witnessed 20 women leaders from Forbes' list of the world's 100 Most Powerful Women.

The most conspicuous women leaders who led and dominated the discussions at Dovos were Women-German Chancellor Angela Merkel and International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde. Everyone in the gathering looked forward at these women for resolutions to handle the economic crisis and save the eurozone as well as the Global Economy.

Marking the fifth anniversary of the World Economic Forum Ernst and Young and Forbes paid tribute to the members of Forbes'Power Women's list at Davos and recognized nine dynamic women leaders of Davos' Power Women. The celebration was to mark the success of women leaders in all diverse roles as well to set the message that women in leadership can lead to better outcomes for society, for companies, and for countries. These women set an example that today's they have enough of opportunities to explore and impact. Gone are the days where women leading a major corporation, or controlling a large payroll, or serving in political office could only influence.

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