READOUT: Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Lunch with Women Economists and Entrepreneurs in Beijing

BEIJING — Today, Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen hosted a lunch in Beijing, People’s Republic of China, with women economists and entrepreneurs. The participants discussed the Chinese economy and opportunities to increase the representation of women in the workforce, including in leadership positions. The Secretary underscored that women’s participation in the workforce is one of the major drivers of creating inclusive growth. She also noted that women’s contributions to economics, in particular, are important to help ensure that economic research and policymaking appropriately reflect society’s priorities. 


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