British Film Industry CEO Amanda Nevill discusses tackling gender and diversity inequality in the entertainment industry.
"There are some antiquated viewpoints on gender out there."
"Going forward, no one gets paid more than the queen."
"When women are financially stronger, it's good for everyone."
#Angels, a collective of women angel investors, is pushing for company leaders to disclose diversity of ownership.
Until the 1970s, female employees hadn't entered the business, with the first female broker not coming into Lloyd's until 1973.
"We all have an obligation to continue to keep moving the needle forward."
Companies like Google, McDonald's and even Mattel have launched initiatives in recognition of the day.
Roy will be leveraging her platforms, networks and expertise to help promote the work of the UN Women.
"I believe that if we can get this gender thing right, we can then get it right for all sorts of other groups that feel marginalized."
Despite debate over the causes of the gender pay gap, many experts agree leveling it will bring economic benefits.
The tennis megastars say men need to take on a bigger role in the fight for pay equality.