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Why they say, "It's a Woman's World"

Yellen, Lagarde, and Merkel may be ruling the world in some ways, but they're only 3 among a much larger and growing number of women in top positions in various fields. Last week, there was a program on CNN, Are Women Taking Over the World? But long before that, it was Tom Peters who made the claim. Tom's The Circle of Innovation published in 1997 has a chapter "It's a Woman's World" although his argument came from a business perspective.

Tom said, "Women are smarter than men. Women are better managers than men." Here are a few of the stunning estimates from his 2012 work: 50% of American workforce (non-farm) comprises women ... 63% increase in American women’s average wage (during that period, men’s average wage increased by 0.6%) ... 55% of university degrees being granted to women in America ... $28 TRILLION is the women’s annual global purchasing power ...

I am happy for the woman who is free – to think, to learn, to accomplish!

PS: Interestingly, even India has many women in charge of states and politics, but global discussions ignore them due to India's link to corruption, rapes, and a long history of horrible treatment of women.

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