2017 began with the Women’s March — an international event drawing millions of women and men together in solidarity — and ended with the #MeToo movement.
People all over the world are standing up for what they believe in, demanding equality, and bringing women’s rights to the forefront of the global stage — making it one of the most critical issues of our time
Only 32 of Fortune 500 companies have female CEOs.
Women earn 79% of their male counter-part. (and this number is even lower for women of color).
Approximately 20% of S&P 500 board seats are held by women; women of color are nearly invisible.
Only 20% of all business investment goes into women-led businesses — and it’s worse for minority women.
Women-led companies made up 4.94% of all VC deals in 2016.
In 2016, women received 2.19% of venture capital funding.
Less than 20% of Congress members are women.
Globally, women account for 49.7% of the population but hold only 22% of public offices.
The U.S. currently ranks 100th in the world in the percentage of women in national legislature.
What Is the Year of Women?
Launched in June 2018, the four brands in the Intentional Media portfolio — Conscious Company Media, SOCAP, The Good Capital Project, and What Will It Take Movements — will coordinate a nationwide campaign of events, content, and media around critical women’s issues. This first-of-its-kind initiative will create a platform that provides people all over the country with tools, resources, and information to affect change toward gender equality in business, politics, and finance.
Year of Women will host 14 nationwide events over the course of a year, facilitating an ongoing dialogue around female empowerment and the elevation of women in business, politics, and fi nance.
Headquartered in New York City, Intentional Media includes a family of media and event companies that all work at the intersection of money, business, and meaning. Our brands are on the cutting edge of critical issues pertain ing to finance, politics, and business.