Not one country in all the world has eliminated its economic participation [gender] gap — not one.

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

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“Women Entrepreneurs, Example Not Exception.” TEDxWomen 2011. Dec. 2011. Conference Presentation.

Source: "Women Entrepreneurs, Example Not Exception." TEDxWomen 2011. Dec. 2011. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote by reporter Gayle Tzemach Lemmon means that men and women are not equal participators in the economy of any country of the world -- the economic playing field is skewed to favor men. The quote is from Lemmon's 2011 TED Talk on female entrepreneurship around the world. Says Lemmon, we can build a stronger global economy by encouraging and facilitating more female entrepreneurship. Watch the full TED Talk here: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon - Women Entrepreneurs - Women Entrepreneurs, Example Not Exception