Our Mission

To provide women the best knowledge, networks, and promotion for them to achieve their goals and change the world.

 

Our Vision

A world where women have access to the best resources, tools, and people they need to make smart decisions with their finances, fashion, wellness, beauty, relationships, career, lifestyle, and technology to fulfill their dreams.

 

As we begin the new millennium:

  • Women earn more degrees than men (58% to 42%).
  • Women hold most of the professional-level jobs (52% to 48%).
  • Women generate 38% of the news and share 32% of on-camera time.
  • Women represent 37% of senior jobs in fashion and paid 15% less.
  • Women represent 25% of all STEM jobs, but 50% will leave due to a hostile work environment.
  • Women represent 25% of books reviewed (both as author and reviewer).
  • Women represent 11% of creative directors in advertising as of 2015.
  • Women represent 25% of movie producers, 20% of editors, 15% of screenplay writers, and 9% of movie directors.

10% of films have balanced characters in front of the camera.

  • Women represent 20% of congress between the Senate and House of Representatives.
  • Women represent 14% of investment advisors.
  • Women represent 10% of fund managers and exclusively run 2% of the industry’s assets.
  • Women represent 7% of the permanent collection at MoMA and 20% of the exhibitions.
  • Women represent 1% of lots sold at auction in 2015.
  • Women represent 7% of venture capital firm partners.
  • Women receive 7% of venture capital-funding and that funding is 33% less than a man receives.

10 million businesses are women-owned, but 90% of them have no employees.

Women make $0.80 for every dollar a man earns.  At this rate, caucasian women will reach income parity in 2059, black women in 2124, and hispanic women in 2248.

 

bSmart exists to change the ratio of female decision-makers around the world through our content, community, and market.