The GC4W News Weekend Reads Edition 64 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 “Weekend Reads” tradition to keep you informed and connected to the resources to improve your life and business.
The following are top reads and trending topics on gc4women.org news:
1. GC4W Wellness Retreat x Summit
To amplify the need to continue the momentum of mental health awareness month and the need to embrace the Age of Wellness, the GC4W Circle Network is proud to present the “GC4W Circle Wellness Retreat x Summit” with a focus on work, life, balance in our stride to find serenity in a post-pandemic world, and as we discover new wellness pathways in a whole new world. This event is also a welcomed reminder that “wellness” should be an advent part of our everyday conversations at work, at home, and in life. Read more here.
2. 8 Reasons Women Should Get a Financial Advisor Right Now
It’s been tough for everyone trying to hold onto their jobs during the pandemic, but it’s been especially hard on women. Four times as many women as men dropped out of the labor force in September alone — roughly 865,000 women compared with 216,000 men, according to research from the Center For American Progress. The Washington Post wrote in late July that the coronavirus crisis has set back an entire generation.
This doesn’t bode well for women’s financial futures. And while a financial advisor can’t singlehandedly repair the damage of the pandemic and its mishandling, they can help us navigate our way out of this mess we did not cause. Read more here.
3. Maggie Kim Overcame a Health Scare to Launch a Dynamic Firm
Knowing just two words of English but with a dogged drive for success, KOL Group Founder and CEO Maggie Kim forged an influential career in finance and asset management – a venture spanning continents that has opened her world to new possibilities, although it almost claimed her life.
More than a decade before the life-changing moment where Kim woke to find herself lying in a hospital bed in China, the intellect was living a fairly ordinary life. Read more here.
4. E.R. Mbabazi Challenges the View of Women With Disabilities
As a documentary photographer, Esther Ruth Mbabazi is tasked with sharing an unflinching look at reality, whether she’s turning her lens on the objects South Sudanese refugees brought with them to northern Uganda or children in the country affected by a mysterious disease known as nodding syndrome. The Kampala-based photographer is known for capturing her fellow Ugandans as well as the changing political, social, and economic conditions on the continent. Read more here.