The GC4W News Weekend Reads Edition 21 is a collection of top stories and trending topics. 

With so much news content being published each day on, 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 news:

1. How COVID-19 Is Changing the Future of Work for Women

The world is changing at a rapid pace, and the way we work, live and do business has changed along with it. Many changes have been obvious—increases in remote work, online business and flexible work schedules—while others have been subtle shifts toward what many are calling the New Normal.

For women, however, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a unique situation, turning the status quo on its edge. When it comes to women—both in the workplace and in entrepreneurship—here are several changes that make it clear women are ready, and willing, to step up and create change in a significant way. Read more here.

2. Helpful Skincare Tips For Expecting Mothers

Pregnancy is a time of both beauty and adjustment, as fluctuating hormones can change everything you once knew about your skin and body. That said, it’s important to honor yourself during this time by getting in touch with and knowing your unique needs. Here are some of the most common skin concerns women encounter during this time of transition—from pregnancy and beyond—and tips from woman’s skincare brand Amareta founders, Claire Zhao and Jen White, to help you manage. Read more here.

3. 8 New Books That Will Make You A Better Leader In 2021

For leaders at all levels, 2020 has been a tough year. In times of uncertainty, the organizations that thrive are led by top performers who are constantly learning. To lead others, you need to be the best version of yourself. These eight books released in 2020 will help you improve yourself, build your leadership skills and inspire others to excel through adversity in 2021. Read more here.

4. Camila Coelho: Makeup Counter Employee To CEO

Forbes 30 under 30 alumni, Camila Coelho, is a Brazilian-American fashion and beauty entrepreneur. Her namesake fashion label, Camila Coelho Collection, sold out online within minutes of launch and continues to grow month over month. As a first-generation immigrant who arrived to the United States when she was 14, she started following her passion for beauty and makeup right out of high school instead of pursuing a traditional collegiate path. Coelho decided to pursue her love for makeup working at the Dior makeup counter at her local Macy’s against her mother’s wishes. Read more here.

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