Economic Opportunity, Special Events

The Economic Impact of Increasing Women’s Participation in the Workforce

by WREN Staff on Nov 20, 2017

Last week we spent some time with Dr. Joseph Von Nessen to discuss our report we released at WREN’s 2017 Summit that analyzes women’s workforce participation in South Carolina.

There is a significant, projected workforce shortage in South Carolina over the next decade. By addressing this workforce need, women have the opportunity to create a net gain in economic activity for our state and simultaneously make strides in reducing the gender wage gap. These gender gaps in South Carolina’s workforce are profound. Working together, however, we can close them, driving powerful economic growth and positive change.

To watch a recording of the webinar, click here. 

Also, be sure the Save the Date for next year’s summit so that we may continue to keep the conversation going.

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