Women have come a long way in the last 30 years. According to the US Census Bureau, from 1997 to 2007, the number of businesses owned by women grew 44%, twice the rate of male owned businesses.
24 women now lead Fortune 500 companies.
What's more, according to Boston Consulting Group, within 15 years, women will earn almost as much as men.
And according to Booz & Co, nearly 1 billion women will enter the global economy in the next decade.
By 2030, women will be in charge of 50% of the wealth in North America.