Today’s women are empowered, even in global communities. In a wide range of industries, women are making names for themselves. Nearly gone are the days of the limited roles of women, thanks to the encouragement women are receiving and the training readily available, much of which is nurtured through the internet. And women’s empowerment is definitely making a great difference in the roles women are seeking to play in today’s global economy. It wasn’t long ago, that the roles of women in many societies and in different industries were limited purely based on gender. Nowadays, with the playing field leveled in many ways through access to technology, women play very important roles and are key contributors in most developing countries.
A Glimpse Of Yesterday’s Women
There’s no way to deny that the role of women in the world has changed a lot over the years. Women today have attained positions that, in many countries and cultures, was thought to be impossible just a few years ago.
For North American women, it’s sometimes hard for us to imagine that women in many countries, were not allowed to go to school. Jobs were limited for men, not only due to physical contraints, but because women had no access to the training for special skills needed to suit specific jobs. In many cultures, women’s expression of opinion was oppressed. Decisions were always made by men. The primary women’s role was simply to bear children and to manage the household. They were obliged to literally stay by their partner’s side and act accordingly with him. Even the richest women were not treated fairly. Men were favoured more than the women financially, too, when it comes to vesting power and inheritance. Fortunately, this has changed in many places in the world, though a few places remain where the old rules still apply.
The Standing Of Women In Our World Today
Today, around the globe, women are awakening to their power to be the best of what she can be. There are so many doctors, businesswomen, lawyers, and many other successful women in their careers today. In politics, women are actively participating. Women hold the office of the presidents, senators, congressmen, and other political leaders. In the field of entertainment, gobal women are becoming household names because of their movie hits. In the field of education, you’ll find great teachers and leaders who are women. In the field of religion, you will find plenty of women preachers. In the field of business, there are plenty of women who are on the top of the corporate ladder and every day, women start new small businesses. And, their success is astounding.
Women of today have the right to study, to pursue whatever profession they like, to work, to start and manage their own business, to express themselves freely, to get involved in social issues, to make decisions and exercise their authority, and to empower themselves for life satisfaction. And for many, that quest for life satisfaction is leading them toward roles as entrepreneurs.
Women’s as Entrepreneurs - An Edge In Business
As a women’s sense of empowerment grows, so too, does her ability to conduct business successfully. With growing confidence, greater self value, and enhanced self assuredness, women learn to manage and handle every aspect of international business.
There have been so many business grants, opportunities, training programs and assistance offered for women today. Organizations and business & life coaching partners that help women worldwide are readily accessible, with much of it available across the internet. Most of these organizations offer financial support and useful, cost effective coaching to help women ensure their success in their endeavours.
Women entrepreneurs are gaining an edge in the world of business and they surely are making tremendous contributions in their country’s development. May it be small business or enormous ones, the fact that women of developing countires are able to contribute in the world of business is already enough to prove that women today are empowered to make great changes.
“The education and empowerment of women throughout the world cannot fail to result in a more caring, tolerant, just and peaceful life for all.” - Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, leader of Burma's democracy movement
Nanette Saylor is a life & business coach, women’s wellness promoter, and an advocate of worldwide women’s empowerment. For more life changing support and her online coaching program, see 12 Baby Steps Coaching Program.