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More women appear at WEF in their own right

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 05:50
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Women make up a larger number of younger leaders at the WEF than ever before: Fifty-four per cent of the forum's Global Shapers community of 50 leaders between 20 and 30 years old were female, for instance.

Paris

WHEN Patricia Villela Marino first came to Davos, Switzerland, nine years ago, she'd stay up late to make an online bid to get into the World Economic Forum's panels. She was accompanying her husband, a Brazilian banker, and there were no seating guarantees.

This year, as a