GC4W News Weekend Reads – Edition 7.0

The GC4W News Weekend Reads Edition 7.0 is a collection of top stories and trending topics. 

With so much news content being published each day on gc4women.org, we have decided to start a new tradition to keep you informed and connected to the resources to improve your life and business. 

The following are top picks and trending topics on gc4women.org news:

1. How Remote Work Helps The Next Wave Of Female Leaders


Someone once said that “waves are the voices of tides,” and the waves of the current pandemic have certainly ushered in the tides of change. This wave of change has not been more evident to anyone than to female leaders sidelined by motherhood, a group that is looking at a level playing field maybe for the first time in history.

Now, with nearly everyone working remotely and digitally, the work-from-home taboo is weakening and I believe we will see a shift of epic proportions as female leaders not only rise from the bench, but also pave the way for the next generation. Continue reading here.

2. Emily Heyward on Brand Building During Coronavirus

Meet Emily Heyward, the co-founder of Red Antler, who helped launch some of the biggest brands in the world including Casper, Allbirds, and Prose. Now, she’s sharing her lessons and insights on building iconic brands in her new book, OBSESSED: Building a Brand People Love from Day One. 

Forbes spoke with Emily to learn how brands big and small have a significant role in driving our culture, through times of great uncertainty and beyond. Continue reading here.

3. 30 Black-Owned Brands to Support Every Day

In the wake of George Floyd‘s death and the nationwide protests against racial injustice and police brutality, it’s important not to give up on the momentum and continue the fight to dismantle systemic racism in our society. There is an outpouring of support to organizations such as the George Floyd Memorial Fund, Minnesota Freedom Fund, and Campaign Zero, but our work should not stop here, or with merely an Instagram post or a hashtag. 

 If you’re not sure where to begin, we rounded up 27 black-owned brands, from the fashion and beauty space to home and food, where you can spend your money. Continue reading here.

4. Face Off: How to Care for Your Skin While Wearing a Face Mask

The ongoing coronavirus crisis has already impacted so many elements of our daily lives but as we take the initial first steps towards coming out of lockdown, more adjustments are going to have to be made. The latest of which involves wearing a face-covering in places where it is difficult to stay 6 feet apart from people outside of your household, whether that be on public transport or during your weekly trip to the supermarket.

Here, The Independent speaks to two leading dermatologists to find out how wearing a face covering might be affecting your complexion and what you can do to help keep your skin clear and healthy. Continue reading here.

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