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Queen Elizabeth Moves Out As Buckingham Palace Staff Tests Positive

Queen Elizabeth of England, moves out as Buckingham Palace staff tests positive for Coronavirus. At 93, the Queen falls into the ‘highly vulnerable’ category for the illness, therefore, extra precautions are being taken. As the novel Coronavirus continues to spread across Europe, it is understood that the virus has managed to reach Buckingham Palace, impacting a royal aide whilst Queen Elizabeth was still…

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Entrepreneur, Amber Leong, is GC4W’s Person of the Day

GC4W’s Person of the Day is Amber Leong is the first-ever Malaysian to receive a multi-million deal on US Reality TV, Shark Tank. In October, Amber Leong astonished the investors on ABC’s Shark Tank with her story: As a 20-year-old, Leong had ridden a one-way ticket from the outskirts of tropical Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to a snowy Minnesota college, where she beat a life-threatening…

Designer Kendra Scott’s Game Plan for Women in Business

Kendra Scott Wants to Change the Game for Women in Business—Starting With UT Students. Kendra Scott jewelry and home decor are available in nearly 1,400 stores nationwide. The company has sales of about $360 million, according to Forbes, and employs more than 2,000 people—more than 90 percent of whom are women.    In September 2019, Scott donated $1 million to The University of Texas…

Lilian Ajayi Ore named Top 100 Most Inspiring Women in 2020

Now in its 5th consecutive year, Leading Ladies Africa, in conjunction with YNaija, presents its #100Women list—chronicling 100 of the most inspiring, influential, powerful and innovative women in Nigeria. “We’re thrilled to be able to show the world the diversity and multifacetedness of what it truly means to be a Nigerian woman,” says Francesca Uriri, Founder, Leading Ladies Africa. “Nigerian women…

GC4W Launch “The Circle” on International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day to all the incredible women around the world and the men who continue to fight for gender equality. FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE The Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) Launch “The Circle” on International Women’s Day to create more ways for women to stay connected, to renew, and to continue to evolve their lives in ways…

World Economic Forum: Not enough Women-led Tech Startups is Costly.

There are not enough women-led tech startups – and it’s costing us all: a recap from the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos. Africa’s technology startup scene is vibrant – and growing fast, writes Muhammad Nabil, partners and startups strategy lead at Microsoft 4Afrika. There are currently over 640 active technology hubs across the continent, and, according to Disrupt Africa, startups…

Jessica’s Top 10 Nuggets for Entrepreneurs.

Jessica Marie Kruger was named one of the UK’s Top young entrepreneurs by Management Today.  Her first business is ETHOS and her second business is LUXTRA. She is an MBA alumna from the International School of Management, Paris, France.  After graduating from ISM, I moved to Switzerland and worked in corporate intelligence (lots of stories for another day!) and down the…

Using Innovation to Boost Entrepreneurship

Using Innovation to Boost Entrepreneurship Acumen

Deseye Umurhohwo, DBA, is a successful entrepreneur, She is passionate and committed to creating value through collaboration, knowledge impact, and research. She promotes innovation through the implementation of innovative techniques and models. Deseye has a solid educational background as an alumna of the University of Ibadan, Lagos Business School, and the International School of Management in Paris. Lastly, Deseye  is an experienced…