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National Geographic Society’s First Female CEO On Inclusivity

National Geographic Society’s First Female CEO On Inclusivity By Marianne Schnall In 2020, the National Geographic Society appointed Jill Tiefenthaler as CEO—the first woman to hold this position in the organization’s 134-year history. Now she is forging a new path for women and other underrepresented voices at the Society and bolstering how it shapes the narrative on some of the world’s most…

Karlie Kloss Melds Her Love For Wellness And Tech

Karlie Kloss Melds Her Love For Wellness And Tech By Valentina Di Donato Karlie Kloss, model, mother, and entrepreneur has been pursuing her many ventures through the lens of balance. Throughout her career, she has juggled jet-setting around the world for designer campaigns, her ventures in tech with her program Kode with Klossy which allows young women to access learning opportunities in…

How Bloom Founder Avery Francis Builds Inclusive Workplaces

How Bloom Founder Avery Francis Builds Inclusive Workplaces By Pauleanna Reid Thanks in part to the global stage of social media, conversations on race, identity and politics are more amplified today than ever before. Among the slew of other race-based tragedies to make headlines in recent years, the George Floyd protests of 2020 had casual Instagram users and big brands…

Janet Foutty On Strategies For Navigating Leadership

Janet Foutty On Strategies For Navigating Leadership By Marianne Schnall Women seeking to advance in leadership positions in today’s world face a complex and interconnected series of pressures, inequities and obstacles in both their careers and their lives. Women comprise less than a quarter of middle level managers, and that number shrinks even further at each rung of the corporate ladder. Part…

CEO Lily Shen Drives Transfix’s 76% Annual Growth

CEO Lily Shen Drives Transfix’s 76% Annual Growth By Cheryl Robinson Supply chains are a critical component of an ever-expanding economy. The global supply chain market size is valued at $15.85 billion. Yet, amid the pandemic, the U.S. and other countries have felt the impact of slow turnaround times, disruption to production, and a troubling forecast of future product deliveries. When it…