Summary of The Silent Rise of the Female Driven Economy

Looking for the article?
We have the summary! Get the key insights in just 5 minutes.

The Silent Rise of the Female Driven Economy summary
Start getting smarter:
or see our plans




  • Innovative
  • Eye Opening


Despite most product development and design being focused on men as the default, women control most consumer purchasing decisions and they are quietly rising up to disrupt the economy. Entrepreneur Danielle Kayembe paints a persuasive and compelling picture of a future when women are at the center of innovation across the board. getAbstract recommends this eye-opening read to companies that don’t want to lose out when “women in business” ascend and women’s economic power begins to dominate.

About the Author

Danielle Kayembe is an entrepreneur who focuses on empowering women internationally. She’s worked in consulting and finance in New York and sub-Saharan African for more than a decade.



Despite the success of The Honest Company, Thinx, and other women-led companies, the business world isn’t yet ready for women to disrupt it. For decades, industries have built their practices and products around “coded patriarchy – the assumption of male as the default and the exclusion of female perspectives in nearly every domain.” This includes products and design which don’t factor women’s needs and experiences and which cause them day-to-day struggles.

The men who helm brands ...

More on this topic

Customers who read this summary also read

Managing the Next Decade of Women’s Wealth
Why Women-Owned Startups Are a Better Bet
How to Be a Workplace Ally
Why We Need More Women in Sales
12 Women Leaders That Changed the World in 2020
Women at the Core of the Fight Against COVID-19 Crisis

Related Channels

Comment on this summary