"Social progress entails women's progress, and vice versa. We must continue making progress in reducing gender differences in terms of opportunities, access, control, and use of resources enabling women to ensure their well-being and human development," said Camelia Ilie, Chair of INCAE's Center for Collaborative and Women's Leadership (CCWL) and Dean of INCAE's Executive Programs.
Last October 26, 2016 INCAE's Center for Collaborative and Women's Leadership, in conjunction with Costa Rica's Presidential Palace, launched the results of the World Economic Forum's 2016 Gender Gap Report for Latin America. In this study that reviews 144 countries in terms of health, education, economic opportunities, and political empowerment, Latin America stood at the same level as Eastern Europe and Central Asia as the third region worldwide with the narrowest gender gap, reaching a 30% gender parity distance and surpassing the Middle East and North Africa, Southern Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Eastern Asia and the Pacific.
Students in the 2016 class of INCAE's MBA Program set a clear goal from day one: they wanted to do their part in lending a hand to INCAE and to do so in a distinctive way. So, they unanimously chose to engage in a project which is key to the INCAE experience, namely, restoring the children's playing area in the married couples section of Campus Walter Kissling Gam, a space coveted and loved by the children of many INCAE graduates.