A panel of women in law discussed gender hierarchies and how it applies in the legal world today. Subtopics for discussion included: How women can build up their businesses, and how gender comes into play within our careers.
According to The State of Women in the Labor Market in 2023, 75% of women ages 25–54 are employed today, compared with slightly more than two-thirds a decade ago. Furthermore, 84 percent of employed, prime-age women work full time. Forbes estimates that women account for 70-80% of all consumer purchasing, through a combination of their buying power and influence.
As more and more women thrive professionally, how will they invest and spend their money, whether as professional or angel investors, or consumers? Will they be more willing than their male counterparts to buy from and invest in companies founded by women and minorities?