GC4W News Weekend Reads – Edition 11

The GC4W News Weekend Reads Edition 11 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 This Hollywood Producer Empowers Women in Film

Hollywood producer, Laverne McKinnon, partner at K&L Productions, encourages creative professionals to use their stories to derive outer accomplishment from inner meaning through leadership coaching. For over two decades in the entertainment industry, she has been an activist in supporting women empowerment and breaking down barriers that exist for women working behind the camera. During the #TimesUp movement, she was one of the leaders that hosted the pilot program for the Time’s Up Workshop, which was a leadership training program for women in the entertainment industry. She and her partner, Kay Cannon, writer of the Pitch Perfect franchise, launched K&L Productions to tell underserved stories in comedy and drama. Continue reading here.

2. 3 Mindful Questions to Explore Every Day

As you’re going about your day, putting out fires at work and home, trying not to freak out over the latest headline, it’s easy to spend your days unaware of what’s happening inside your own mind and body. Compassionate self-care originates from sharp self-awareness. And that self-awareness can be fostered with just a few minutes of looking within each day. In his book Habit Swap: Trade in Your Unhealthy Habits for Mindful Onesmeditation teacher Hugh G. Byrne, Ph.D, shares these three key questions for us to explore. Continue reading here.

3. Meet Cohort 3 of the GC4W Entrepreneurship Program

As The Global Connections for Women Foundation begins to teach its third cohort of the GC4W Entrepreneurship Program, we are excited to introduce the strong female founders who will be participating and taking the next step in their entrepreneurial careers. 

This diverse cohort includes students across the country and globe as well as students from different business sectors. For example, we will be having our first non-profit founder in this cohort. We look forward to meeting and empowering these female entrepreneurs with resources that help them achieve their business goals. Continue reading here to meet GC4W University’s brilliant students.

4. How to Optimize Your Immunity During COVID-19

Most of us are doing our best to stay healthy right now. We are social distancing and washing our hands almost obsessively. Many are trying to eat as many vegetables as possible to ensure they are getting health-supporting nutrients that is not met by stress baking. Recalibrating your immunity for the long game, though, comes down to the classic health habits you hear time and time again. Continue reading here.

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