The female millennial: A new era of talent

The female millennial: A new era of talent

Organisations looking to address the gender leadership gap must drive parallel efforts that tackle enhanced leadership diversity in conjunction with systemic change efforts targeting their workforce from day one. But to get this right, first, organisations must better understand how to attract, develop, engage and retain female millennial talent.

Our research for PwC showcased in The female millennial: A new era of talent puts the female millennial front of mind and is based on our international study of 10,105 millennial respondents from over 70 countries worldwide, 8,756 of whom were female millennials. Female millennials are becoming a larger and larger part of the global talent pool, and this report makes one thing clear, when it comes to the female millennial: we really are talking about a new era of female talent.

The report shares interesting research results, case studies and voice of the female millennial profiles. In addition, it brings the unique approach of taking a deeper look at the female millennial through the use of a career stage differential.


Key findings about the #femalemillennial:

  • The female millennial represents a new era of female talent.
  • Female millennials are more career-confident and ambitious than their previous generations.
  • Diversity is very much front of mind.
  • A gender role model gap still exists.
  • Work-life strategies are critical.
  • Global careers are high on the agenda.
  • A feedback culture is encouraged.
  • Female millennials are financially empowered.