The three of us shot livid looks at each other.
The problem, however, is that statistics actually support this statement...
Shopping for food, preparing meals, cleaning, washing clothes, collecting water, looking after children, family members, and those with disabilities -- this unpaid work falls mostly on women.
(Source: United Nations & Newsweek, 2018)
• Women are less likely to get funding.
Just 2.2% of all venture capital in the U.S. goes to companies founded solely by women. Companies with all-male founders receive funding after their first-round close to 35% of the time, but this is less than 2% for companies with female founders.
(Source: Market Watch, 2019)
"The SME (small and medium-sized enterprises) finance gap for female entrepreneurs in developing countries at $1.48 trillion."
• Women face greater obstacles in many parts of the world.
In over 33% of economies, women do not have the same legal rights as men in freedom of movement and other areas. In some countries, women cannot register a business, sign a contract, or open a bank account.
"1 in 5 women and girls have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner with the last 12 months. Yet, 49 countries have no laws that specifically protect women from such violence."
(Source: UN.org )
• Female-led businesses get less publicity and media attention.
"When the focus is the economy, only 5% of news stories feature or center on women."
"Only 26% of total news coverage in newspapers, radio and television combined [online it's 24%] featured women in 2015."
(Source: Report by The Global Media Monitoring Project, 2015)
• Women need more access to mentors and peer-to-peer support.
"48% female founders cite a lack of available mentors or advisers as holding them back."
(Source: Inc, 2015)
[A Photo from Our First Meeting in 2018! #GirlPower]
*Older businessman not pictured.
A lot needs to change. We know we can't tackle it all.
But, instead of just being angry at a rude comment (and discouraged by statistics and obstacles), we decided to take proactive action forward...
It was the spark to ignite the Who Run The World movement!
[WRTW, for short!]
Training. Support. Community.
We provide women growing businesses with the right tools, in the right order, at the right time
...in an extremely cost-effective way!
Sharing our own skills and international networks, we've also formed collaborations with some of the most credible and well-known female entrepreneurs in the world.
Our growing community is founded on the power of mentorship and peer-to-peer support.
The fire is lit!
Will you join the movement?
Powered by Thinkific, WRTW includes an online training portal that provides curated training to new and growing business owners by world-expert entrepreneurs in their area of expertise.
New live and recorded trainings added monthly!
Build your network and your networth as we leverage the power of #TeamWork.
Collaboration > Competition
Instant access to a private Facebook community.
Ask questions of our Founders, Expert Leaders, and worldwide network of entrepreneurs.
Or jump on a "hot seat" for custom help with your biz!
The events will be held by local Ambassadors following a fun and highly productive format.
Ambassadors will receive additional leadership training and event assistance from WRTW Founders and staff.
It will have it all!
World-class speakers, a DJ booth, a podcasting hub, networking opportunities, amazing photo opps, and badass lady entrepreneurs (like you!) representing countries 'round the planet ...we've said too much!
Our first annual event is planned for 2020.
**First 50 Founding Members get free VIP Pass upgrade!
Join asap to claim!
• Advanced business trainings and courses?
• Unique mastermind getaway experiences?
Yasss to it all!
As a WRTW member, you get deep discounts to courses, retreats, and other special events thrown by our founding members, partners, and many members of the community!
CEO Melody Productions, Host of Food Heals Podcast
CEO, RIABLA STUDIO
Every interaction with Jemimah is rewarding and if people are defined by the company they keep, then I am to be well judged."
Her skills and strategic methods stretch way beyond events and really helped me discover who my target audience is and exactly what they'll want from a live event and just total brand expansion!"
They decided to unite!
But, what are each of their specialties?
Let's say hello!
She's an Event + Sponsorship Strategist, International Speaker, and Podcast Host of the 6 Figure Event.
Alecia has produced more than 700 events, both online and offline.
She has raised over $3.5 million dollars in event sponsorships for 6-7 figure coaches, conferences, and summits internationally.
Alecia and her husband have two kids and two dogs.
After teaching Psychology at the high school and community college level for 10 years, she now loves helping entrepreneurs to write, self-publish, and leverage bestselling books that tell your story, grow your personal brand, and make a bigger impact.
Laura loves international travel (44 countries and counting!), salsa dancing, coconut milk lattes, and vegan food.
She and her husband (along with their dog Tuck) are expecting their first child in September 2019.
Her specialties are in branding, market positioning, and digital marketing to help build her clients' global profiles.
She hosted Australia's #2 business podcast, is an international bestselling author, and it's no wonder she's been named one of Australia's Top 10 Female Entrepreneurs too.
Jemimah is also in negotiations to film her own TV show!