"The current context where attitudes to risk and empathy mattered, alongside clear and decisive communications, has meant that leading with love and compassion has led to better COVID outcomes in female-led countries"
-Professors Supriya Garikipati and Uma Kambhampati of Liverpool and Reading Universities, UK
Statistically, female-led countries were quicker to lockdown and had fewer COVID fatalities than comparable, male-led countries. Although currently few in number, women around the world are running for political office in unprecedented numbers – and winning. See how your country compares.
This first installment in our series on Signals from the Future is based on our PRECOG framework for identifying the trends we think will define what's coming next. For more information on PRECOG, check out the intro here.