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Mapping Gender Diversity Across Africa

TheBoardroom Africa is mapping Africa's listed boards to determine the gender diversity makeup of all listed Boards across the continent. This index tracks the number listed boards by country and identifies all board those seats filled by women while also monitoring the number of women in Chair and other executive positions across the Region. Research to date covers publicly listed boards across 11 countries. Please check back for further updates as we expand to new nations.

Nigeria

Nigeria

200.0M
gdp USD 1222B
South Africa

South Africa

57.7M
gdp USD 814B
Kenya

Kenya

49.4M
gdp USD 191B
Ghana

Ghana

28.3M
gdp USD 58.92B
Morocco

Morocco

33.0M
gdp USD 333B
Egypt

Egypt

96.3M
gdp USD 1392B
Tanzania

Tanzania

34.8M
gdp USD 187B
Uganda

Uganda

32.4M
gdp USD 89B
Zambia

Zambia

11.2M
gdp USD 69B
Côte D'Ivoire

Côte D'Ivoire

23.7M
gdp USD 107B

Rwanda

11.3M
gdp USD 31B
+35%

Higher return on equity when you have women on board

Source: Catalist

Higher return on equity when you have women on board
+50%

Higher profitability of companies where women made up at least 15% than those with 10%

Source: Credit Suisse

Statistics
$650B

Global Opportunity cost of not having diverse board

Source: Gant Thorton

Statistics 3
+14%

Higher industry EBIT margins on average of companies with women on executive committees

Source: McKinsey

Statistics 4

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