Since the beginning of time, men have ruled the world.
In the past, “men had an advantage because of their size and strength,” Rosin told us in an interview. But in the industrialized world, brains are valued over brawn.
Her book outlines the evidence that women are poised to take over the world.
“Women worldwide dominate colleges and professional schools on every continent except Africa,” Rosin says. In the United States, three women receive a Bachelor’s Degree for every two men that do.
The shift is also revealed in the workplace, where 12 of the 15 fastest-growing industries are primarily occupied by women. Rosin writes in the book: