The 2018 Global Gender Gap Report, published by the World Economic Forum, benchmarks 149 countries on their progress towards gender parity across four thematic dimensions. Economic dimensions will, according to the report, take over 200 years to close. Alongside this, the report also noted a 72% gender gap in Artificial Intelligence, a sector which, it is stated, holds critical in-demand skill sets for the future.
In this episode of Industry Experts, we speak to female tech entrepreneur Zara Nanu. Her company, Gapsquare, provides a straightforward AI-based software, and using this data, focuses on analysing and tackling the gender pay gap for any company.
As a female in technology, and a leading expert on diversity and empowerment, Zara discusses with us the gender pay gap alongside equal pay, occupational segregation and changing culture in the workplace.
Tlou's Managing Director, Mr Tony Gilby said “The Company will now progress with additional work on the ground to deliver a Gas-to-Power solution that can bring significant benefits to the country and to our shareholders. I look forward to updating the market as we continue to develop the project."
Tone Goh, Executive Chairman of GST, commented: "The Company is delighted to have signed this LOI with SIAM. SIAM are one of Thailand's leading business groups and we look forward to working with them to progress this planned data centre project.”
Five financial stories, trending today in a 60 second podcast, including: Google has barred phone maker Huawei off from receiving some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a blow to the Chinese firm and their new smartphones will also lose access to popular Google apps. The move comes after the Trump administration added Huawei to a list of companies that American firms cannot trade with unless they have a licence.
On today's podcast: Glen Goodman author of, "The Crypto Trader", talks about the recent rise, fall and rise again of Bitcoin. Russ Mould covers Stock Spirits, Nichols & Vodafone. Alan Green talks about: Cadence Minerals, RA International & BigDish.
SP Angel research note on commodities and miners, featuring: Anglo Asian Mining* (AAZ LN) BUY – 126p – Earnings update African Battery Metals* (ABM LN) – Kisinka copper-cobalt project field programme completed BlueRock Diamonds* (BRD LN) – Funding raised to implement new mine plan Pan African Resources (PAF LN) – Q3 results on track to meet guidance of 170,000oz of gold production