The GC4W News Weekend Reads Edition 65 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. Change-Making Women Share How to Have a Positive Impact
These are women in business, in leadership, in the not-for-profit sector and in creative industries, who share the very personal journey they’ve been on and the turning points that sparked a new chapter. For some, these moments inspired a career change; for others, it’s been the catalyst to start their own business or passion project or movement for change.
The one thing you will notice is that all of these women are doing something purposeful and impactful – which probably stems from my own interest in social issues and working in the not-for-profit sector for many years.
So, if you are looking for inspiration to have a positive impact yourself, you will definitely find it among these stories. Here are some of the takeaways from Season Three of the show. Read more here.
3. Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to Watch This Summer
No list of Olympic athletes could encompass all the stories of human achievement on display at the Summer Games. But if you’re looking for some names to root for (or against) at the Olympics in Tokyo, here are a few to start with. (Note that some still need to qualify to compete this year.) Read more here.
4. Why We Should Combat Unfair Conditions for Women in Tech
There has been a lot of talk about “the glass ceiling” ever since it was coined in 1978 by Marilyn Loden. As we’ve all come to know through pop culture, metaphor refers to the invisible barrier that prevents women (and minorities) from being promoted to leadership positions within organizations. It is also used to describe the difficulties faced during their climb. Opinions on the source of the barriers themselves vary. Some claim it’s society at large, while others feel it is more of an individual barrier. In many cases, it is clearly an organizational barrier tied to corporate culture, which gets even more complicated when globalization is thrown into the mix. Read more here.