36% of girls and young women aged 11-21 are put off certain jobs by the abuse high profile women receive online (Girl Guides 2022)
77% of 17-21 year olds think women have to work much harder than men to succeed (Girl Guides 2021)
53% of 17-21 year olds feel there are certain careers they are expected to do because they are female (Girl Guides 2020)
How are we doing that?
We Can Be
We Can Be is our series of workshops and events that help young women see the City as a viable career option. The initiative helps develop skills, ambitions, and gives exposure to other women in the City.
78% of young women will consider a role in the City after the event
84% of participants were confident they could have the career they wanted
86% of businesses agree that they understand how young women feel about entering the workspace
“We are delighted to continue our support for We Can Be in 2023.
We are committed to creating a more inclusive and skilled city and, by engaging with and developing talent early through initiatives like We Can Be, we hope to attract more young people from all walks of life.”
John Jopp Head of Front Office, LGT Wealth Management