Welcome to 50/50

The 50/50 by 2030 Foundation

"The world will never realize 100 per cent of its goals if 50 per cent of its people cannot realize their full potential. When we unleash the power of women, we can secure the future for all." Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General 2015.

Welcome to the 50/50 by 2030 Foundation! So, why '50/50'? Well, in a word - it's time. And why the year 2030? Because, we're running out of time. None of us can wait the 170 years the World Economic Forum estimates it will take to reach economic gender equality. 

We believe the past few decades have seen a global awakening to the value of gender equality, and momentum for change is building. However, increasingly complex social and organisational structures mean new thinking is needed to ensure that progress towards gender diversity and the maximisation of human capital does not falter. 

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