The Global Gender Gap Report is an insight tool published annually by the World Economic Forum. The 2017 edition of the Report features a range of unique contextual data through a research collaboration with LinkedIn.
AT THE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM
Professor Klaus Schwab
Founder and Executive Chairman
Head of the Centre for the Global Agenda; Member of the Managing Board
Head of Education, Gender and Work; Member of the Executive Committee
Till Alexander Leopold
Project Lead, Education, Gender and Work
Data Lead, Education, Gender and Work
AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY
Professor Ricardo Hausmann
Director of the Center for International Development (CID) and Professor of the Practice of Economic Development at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government
AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
Professor Laura D’Andrea Tyson
Director of the Institute for Business and Social Impact at the Haas School of Business and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Blum Center for Developing Economies
We are very grateful to Milorad Kovacevic, Chief Statistician of the Human Development Report Office at the UNDP, and to our colleagues in the Education, Gender and Work System Initiative: Nada Abdoun, Piyamit Bing Chomprasob, Sofia Michalopoulou, Paulina Padilla Ugarte, Valerie Peyre, Brittany Robles, Theodore Roos, Pearl Samandari and Susan Wilkinson.
We gratefully acknowledge the outstanding support of LinkedIn’s research team, including Nick Eng, Paul Ko, Rachel Bowley, Chris Pham and Jackie Zhao. We also thank Nadiya Stasyshyn and Sue Duke for their institutional engagement and coordination.
A special thank you to Michael Fisher for his excellent copyediting work, Neil Weinberg for his superb graphic design and layout, and to Kamal Kamaoui and the World Economic Forum’s Publications team for their invaluable collaboration on the production of this Report. We greatly appreciate, too, the outstanding work of design firms Accurat, which created the Report’s Country Profiles and online Data Explorer, and Graphéine, which created the cover.
Online Report by Design Resources Ltd