The GC4W News Weekend Reads Edition 34 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 Networking Helps Women In STEM Thrive During Covid-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned workplaces upside down, with employees struggling to do their jobs, worrying about health and finance issues, and company cultures being jeopardized by remote work. Women, in particular, have been negatively impacted. Companies need to build systems to address these issues to prevent women from leaving the workplace.
Companies and organizations need to help to create programs and networking spaces to increase communication, awareness and bring discussions to the table on how to reduce biases and build a sustainable workplace for everyone. Read more here.
2. The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women 2020
From fighting the pandemic to reengineering American politics, these influential women—including New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and voting rights advocate Stacey Abrams—are making history. Read more here.
3. Everything You Need to Know About Getting an Emotional Support Animal
It’s no secret that animals can lift your spirits — aside from personal experience, studies even show this. But if you have a qualifying mental or emotional disorder, the therapeutic bennies of having a qualified fur baby by your side can help even more.
Of course, plain old pets aren’t always permitted in certain communities, workplaces, or on planes, so you’ll have to make sure you qualify your emotional support animal, also called comfort animals, assistance animals, or ESA, to accompany you wherever you may want to go together.
Here are some tips to help you decide on how to get a qualifying animal (or see if an animal you already own qualifies) and how to make sure your ESA gets the special treatment it deserves. Read more here.
4. L’Oreal’s Newest Spokesperson: The Nobel Peace Prize Nominated Women’s Rights Activist
In most cases, being named a L’Oréal Paris spokesperson would be quite the glow-up for the honoree—the French cosmetics company has built up an impressive and diverse roster of celebrities to represent it over the years. But take a casual glance through the resume of Jaha Dukureh, a prominent women’s rights activist who was recently named L’Oréal’s newest international ambassador, and one thing becomes quite clear: she makes L’Oréal look great. Read more here.