Still, women are amassing greater wealth than ever before. Overall, it is expected that women’s wealth will continue to grow over the next several years. Women also have a longer life expectancy than men, outliving men by five years, on average2 . While some women are advancing, there are also women that are struggling or taking on more caregiving roles. While advances have been made by women, there’s still work to be done and it’s important for benefits programs to support women in that work and growth. By understanding historical challenges and progress, along with barriers, employers are better equipped to design and implement thoughtful benefits programs in partnership with Prudential, to recruit, reward, and retain key talent.