"If, in the aggregate, women are more qualified but not getting promoted, then widespread sex discrimination must be happening, and happening consistently."
The Double X Economy
"...a compelling and actionable case for
unleashing women’s economic power"
- Melinda Gates, Philanthropist and Co-Founder, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
"Linda Scott provides powerful evidence on the need
for action to end women’s economic exclusion and
to positively reshape the economies of the world."
- Michael Kaufman, author of The Time Has Come: Why Men Must Join the Gender Revolution
"THE DOUBLE X ECONOMY is a thought-provoking,
data-rich argument for what society and world
economies sacrifice by excluding women.
This is a crucial book on a crucial subject."
- Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under-Secretary-General, Executive Director of UN Women
A leading thinker's groundbreaking examination of women's economic empowerment
Linda Scott is the Emeritus DP World Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Oxford and a Senior Consulting Fellow at the Royal Institute for International Affairs. She founded, and is now Senior Adviser to, the Global Business Coalition for Women’s Economic Empowerment and was selected as one of the top 25 Global Thinkers by Prospect (U.K.) in in 2015. Scott works with multinational corporations, international agencies, national governments, and global NGOs designing and testing programs to better include women in the world economy.