Gender equality is big business! USA’s GDP could be $2.1 trillion higher annually (10%). Report from McKinsey. April 2016

Achieving the economic potential of women in work could add $2.1 trillion in GDP in 2025 or 0.8 percent to annual GDP growth in the United States over the next decade. Every state and city can make further progress toward gender parity and add at least 5 percent to their GDP, and half of US states can add more than 10 percent.More