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Indra Nooyi Shared A Work Regret On Her Last Day As Pepsico CEO.

Indra Nooyi stepped down as the CEO of PepsiCo. As she did, the outgoing exec reflected on career lessons learned in a special ‘goodbye’ letter to employees. In this LinkedIn post, she encouraged her staffers to set goals, listen openly to feedback and pursue lifelong education. Most crucially, she told them: “Think hard about time.” Nooyi was PepsiCo’s first female chief executive and boosted revenue…

Learn About The Thriving Industry: The “Femtech” Market.

Women’s health and well-being is on pace to become a $50B industry by the year 2025. Investors, say hello to ‘femtech’. The femtech market is expected to reach $50B by 2025 According to Forbes, only 10% of global investment goes to female-led startups — that’s horrendous — but, today, we’re going to let positivity win. Research firm Frost & Sullivan forecasts the…

Digital Contraceptives And Period Trackers: The Rise of Femtech.

With market predicted to be worth $50billion by 2025, is women’s health no longer being overlooked by tech? Digital contraceptive techniques have been on the receiving end of bad press recently after Swedish company Natural Cycles was described as “misleading” by the UK’s advertising body, and a number of women complained about becoming pregnant while relying on the app. But…

Donna Strickland Had No Wikipedia Page Before Her Nobel. Her Male Collaborator Did.

On Tuesday at 6:14 am, Wikipedia contributors created the very first entry for Donna Strickland, the University of Waterloo laser physicist who, just minutes earlier, was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics. With that announcement, she became just the third woman in history to have won the physics award. It honors work that appeared in her very first published scientific paper, from 1985 —…

GC4Women and SV-NED hosts Women and Youth in Innovation and Technology at the United Nations.

On Thursday, October 18th 2018, the Global Connections for Women Foundationand Silicon Valley- Nigeria Economic Development Inc. (SV-NED Inc.) are proud to host the 21st Century Women and Youth in Innovation and Technology at the United Nations during the 2018 General Assembly. The conference is presented in collaboration with the United Nations, UN Women, and United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. SV-NED Inc.…