Cities have always been centers of innovation and opportunity. However, mega-cities are as intrinsically linked to gender inequality, as are ideas about progress and self-fulfillment. Although the number of women entrepreneurs, scientists and urban planners has increased significantly over the past decade, the gender imbalance in these areas continues to persist. This trend is also evident in the programs of forums, festivals, and other major events. As part of the public service, women leaders of urban transformation will discuss the standards of the modern market and the positive impact of gender equality on the quality of projects.
Who are the women who are shaping the future of cities? What products and services are they creating?
How have they achieved leadership roles in their professions? How can they overcome the “glass ceiling” and the “glass cliff” in advancing their careers?