As we work on the multi-faceted diversity and inclusion issue, we recognized the need to engage different stakeholders from a variety of angles. Besides the Global and Regional Meetings, the Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society, organizes and leads, together with partners, three initiatives, CEO ChampionsThe Barometer, and Rising Talents, to promote women leadership at all levels and around the globe.
Learn more about our initiatives which work to shape the Global, Regional and Industry gender equality agendas.

CEO Champions, our iconic initiative, aims to drive progress and accountability for women’s advancement in the private and public sectors. The peer-to-peer network presents an unparalleled opportunity for CEOs to share best practices and experiences, underscore their organization’s commitment to women’s advancement and take the lead in the broader global economy and society.

The Women’s Forum Barometer, conducted among citizen of G7 and/or G20 countries, aims to compare the general public’s perception with the reality shown by the figures. This ground-breaking survey Women’s Forum’s ambition is to be a reference point not only on gender issues, but also on sectors where women suffer most prejudice, despite their involvement being crucial in these areas: climate, business, the jobs of tomorrow, artificial intelligence, health. The survey will be carried out every year in order to measure progress in these areas.


The Rising Talents Initiative aims to distinguish highly talented young women who are on their way to becoming influential figures in our economies and societies. This initiative is a commitment to promoting women leaders and bringing the vision of rising generations to the Women’s Forum.