“I mean, nobody ever said it that way. So, I have seen half of the United States’ talent basically put off to the side,” he said.
Women may hold the key to boosting economic growth in North America. A Standard & Poor‘s report presents an interesting argument: introducing and promoting more women into the US workforce, especially in STEM fields, could set the foundation for a “substantial growth opportunity“. The opportunity could potentially make the nominal GDP to grow anywhere from 5% to 100% in a matter of decades.
“It’s one of the things that makes me optimistic about America because when I look at what we have accomplished using half our talent for a couple of centuries, and now I think of doubling the talent that is effectively employed or at least as the chance to be it makes me very optimistic about this country,” Buffett said.