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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…

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…

GC4W Entrepreneurship Certificate Program at the Wing.

GC4W Entrepreneurship Certificate Program comes to “The Wing.” – Apply below for a fresh start. The Global Connections for Women Foundation is creating new pathways for women entrepreneurs to succeed in their pursuit of scalable business practices, and business leadership. As part of our effort to increase access to quality education for female entrepreneurs. The GC4W will run the second cohort of the…

Today is #GivingTuesday

Give to GC4W on #GivingTuesday by texting “GC4W” to “56512” to give to the GC4W Entrepreneurship Fund. The GC4W Entrepreneurship Scholarship Fund, which ensures female entrepreneurs get the financial support and training they need to bring their business ideas to the global marketplace. The Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) created the GC4W University Programs to increase access to quality education for women…

Earn Academic Credits with GC4W University Programs.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Earn Academic Credits with GC4W University Programs. The Global Connections for Women Foundation partners with the International School of Management (ISM) to offer Academic Credits to participants in the GC4W University Programs. You can now earn academic credits when you participate in the GC4W Advanced Entrepreneurs Programs for entrepreneurs and business leaders. Research findings suggest that the challenges that…