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Did you know slides with MDS Edit and added some data around Women in Leadership www.athena1.co.uk

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Did you know? : 

Did you know?

Sometimes size does matter. : 

Sometimes size does matter.

If you’re one in a million in China . . . : 

If you’re one in a million in China . . .

there are 1,300 people just like you. : 

there are 1,300 people just like you.

In India, there are 1,100 people just like you. : 

In India, there are 1,100 people just like you.

The 25% of the population in China with the highest IQs . . . : 

The 25% of the population in China with the highest IQs . . .

is greater than the total population of North America. : 

is greater than the total population of North America.

In India, it’s the top 28%. : 

In India, it’s the top 28%.

Translation for teachers:they have more honors studentsthan the US has students. : 

Translation for teachers:they have more honors studentsthan the US has students.

Did you know? : 

Did you know?

China will soon become the number one English-speaking country in the world. : 

China will soon become the number one English-speaking country in the world.

If you took every single job in the U.S. today and shipped it to China . . . : 

If you took every single job in the U.S. today and shipped it to China . . .

it still would have a labor surplus. : 

it still would have a labor surplus.

During the course of this presentation . . . : 

During the course of this presentation . . .

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60 babies will be born in the U.S. 244 will be born in China. 351 in India.

The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that today’s learner will have 10 to 14 jobs . . . : 

The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that today’s learner will have 10 to 14 jobs . . .

by age 38. : 

by age 38.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor . . . : 

According to the U.S. Department of Labor . . .

1 out of 4 workers today is working for a company for whom they have been employed less than 1 year. : 

1 out of 4 workers today is working for a company for whom they have been employed less than 1 year.

More than 1 out of 2 are working for a company for whom they have worked less than 5 years. : 

More than 1 out of 2 are working for a company for whom they have worked less than 5 years.

According to former U.S.Secretary of Education Richard Riley . . . : 

According to former U.S.Secretary of Education Richard Riley . . .

the top 10 jobs that will be in demand in 2010 didn’t exist in 2004. : 

the top 10 jobs that will be in demand in 2010 didn’t exist in 2004.

We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist . . . : 

We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist . . .

using technologies that haven’t yetbeen invented . . . : 

using technologies that haven’t yetbeen invented . . .

in order to solve problems we don’t even know are problems yet. : 

in order to solve problems we don’t even know are problems yet.

Name this country . . . : 

Name this country . . .

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Richest in the world Largest military Center of world business and finance Strongest education system World center of innovation and invention Currency the world standard of value Highest standard of living

England : 

England

in 1900. : 

in 1900.

Did you know? : 

Did you know?

The U.S. is 20thin the world in broadband Internet penetration per capita : 

The U.S. is 20thin the world in broadband Internet penetration per capita

Dec. 31 ‘07 the total number of Internet users in China reached 210 million – only five million behind the U.S. : 

Dec. 31 ‘07 the total number of Internet users in China reached 210 million – only five million behind the U.S.

There are over 110 million registered users of MySpace (as of January 2008). : 

There are over 110 million registered users of MySpace (as of January 2008).

If MySpace were a country,it would be the 11th-largest in the world (between Japan and Mexico). : 

If MySpace were a country,it would be the 11th-largest in the world (between Japan and Mexico).

The average MySpace page is visited 30 times a day. : 

The average MySpace page is visited 30 times a day.

Did you know? : 

Did you know?

We are living in exponential times. : 

We are living in exponential times.

There are over 2.7 billion searches performed on Google each month. : 

There are over 2.7 billion searches performed on Google each month.

To whom were these questions addressed B.G.(Before Google)? : 

To whom were these questions addressed B.G.(Before Google)?

The number of text messages sent and received every day exceeds the population of the planet. : 

The number of text messages sent and received every day exceeds the population of the planet.

There are about 540,000 words in the English language . . . : 

There are about 540,000 words in the English language . . .

about 5 times as many as during Shakespeare’s time. : 

about 5 times as many as during Shakespeare’s time.

More than 3,000 new books are published . . . : 

More than 3,000 new books are published . . .

daily. : 

daily.

It is estimated that a week’s worth of New York Times . . . : 

It is estimated that a week’s worth of New York Times . . .

contains more information than a person was likely to come across in a lifetime in the 18th century. : 

contains more information than a person was likely to come across in a lifetime in the 18th century.

It is estimated that 1.5 exabytes (1.5 x 1018) of unique new information will be generated worldwide this year. : 

It is estimated that 1.5 exabytes (1.5 x 1018) of unique new information will be generated worldwide this year.

That’s estimated to be more than in the previous 5,000 years. : 

That’s estimated to be more than in the previous 5,000 years.

The amount of new technical information is doubling every 2 years. : 

The amount of new technical information is doubling every 2 years.

For students starting a four-year technical or college degree, this means that . . . : 

For students starting a four-year technical or college degree, this means that . . .

half of what they learn in their first year of study will be outdated by their third year of study. : 

half of what they learn in their first year of study will be outdated by their third year of study.

It is predicted to double every 72 hours by 2010. : 

It is predicted to double every 72 hours by 2010.

Third-generation fiber optics has recently been tested by both NEC and Alcatel . . . : 

Third-generation fiber optics has recently been tested by both NEC and Alcatel . . .

that pushes 10 trillion bits per second down one strand of fiber. : 

that pushes 10 trillion bits per second down one strand of fiber.

That’s 1,900 CDs, or 150 million simultaneous phone calls, every second. : 

That’s 1,900 CDs, or 150 million simultaneous phone calls, every second.

It’s currently tripling about every 6 months and is expected to do so for at least the next 20 years. : 

It’s currently tripling about every 6 months and is expected to do so for at least the next 20 years.

The fiber is already there. They’re just improving the switches on the ends, which means the marginal cost of these improvements is effectively $0. : 

The fiber is already there. They’re just improving the switches on the ends, which means the marginal cost of these improvements is effectively $0.

Women make up over half the population, but are seriously under-represented in many parts of public life : 

Women make up over half the population, but are seriously under-represented in many parts of public life

52 per cent of the Welsh Assembly are women : 

52 per cent of the Welsh Assembly are women

Within the Scottish Parliament, 39 per cent are female. : 

Within the Scottish Parliament, 39 per cent are female.

30.4 per cent of the UK Senior Civil Service are women, up from 18 per cent in 1998. : 

30.4 per cent of the UK Senior Civil Service are women, up from 18 per cent in 1998.

March 2008 women made up 20 per cent of the House of Commons : 

March 2008 women made up 20 per cent of the House of Commons

Did you know? : 

Did you know?

The UK Government is supporting the FTSE 100 Cross Company Mentoring Programme : 

The UK Government is supporting the FTSE 100 Cross Company Mentoring Programme

…to help correct the historical imbalance and to ensure that more women join the boards of our top companies : 

…to help correct the historical imbalance and to ensure that more women join the boards of our top companies

This UK initiative is the largest of its kind in the world : 

This UK initiative is the largest of its kind in the world

33 Chairman and Chief Executives have signed up to act as mentors for women in the marzipan layer : 

33 Chairman and Chief Executives have signed up to act as mentors for women in the marzipan layer

…that is women at 1 or 2 levels below the main Board. : 

…that is women at 1 or 2 levels below the main Board.

The $100 laptop project is expecting to ship between 50 to 100 million laptops a year to children in underdeveloped countries. : 

The $100 laptop project is expecting to ship between 50 to 100 million laptops a year to children in underdeveloped countries.

Predictions are that by 2013 a supercomputer will be built that exceeds the computation capability of the human brain. : 

Predictions are that by 2013 a supercomputer will be built that exceeds the computation capability of the human brain.

By 2023, when 1st-graders will be just 23 years old and beginning their (first) careers . . . : 

By 2023, when 1st-graders will be just 23 years old and beginning their (first) careers . . .

it only will take a $1,000 computer to exceed the capabilities of the human brain. : 

it only will take a $1,000 computer to exceed the capabilities of the human brain.

And while technical predictions farther out than about 15 years are hard to make . . . : 

And while technical predictions farther out than about 15 years are hard to make . . .

predictions are that by 2049 a $1,000 computer will exceed the computational capabilities of the human race. : 

predictions are that by 2049 a $1,000 computer will exceed the computational capabilities of the human race.

We are living in exponential times. : 

We are living in exponential times.

What does it all mean? : 

What does it all mean?

Shift happens. : 

Shift happens.

Now you know . . . : 

Now you know . . .

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