This year’s campaign theme for International Women’s Day is “BalanceForBetter,” a message that is focused on ways of creating a more gender-balanced society. Recognizing women’s achievements certainly helps when it comes to raising awareness for gender equality, especially in industries that are primarily male dominated.
The finance and blockchain industries, for example, are two of the most imbalanced when it comes to the gender divide. According to McKinsey, women account for only 19% of C-Suite positions in financial services companies. In regards to blockchain, women represent only 9% of the engaged blockchain community and almost 85% of blockchain companies have been founded by men.
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