GC4W Women in Leadership

How History Can Bring Us Hope: Inspirational Female Trailblazers

In 2020, Women’s History Month comes amid a time of social upheaval and global fear over the coronavirus pandemic and resulting political turmoil. While for many the 2020 presidential race is now an afterthought, this Women’s History Month does also mark the departure of the last remaining women candidates from the 2020 presidential field — during an election year that also marks the centennial of women’s suffrage.

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How this CEO is Transforming her Business in this Pandemic

Asma Ishaq, a visionary CEO in Direct-to-Consumer uses what she calls a founder’s mentality to help her navigate successfully throughout challenges. When asked about leading through this pandemic, she summed it up as, “communications and goodwill keep this CEO’s ship sailing”. In this article, Asma shares important insights for all leaders.  What business practices are you doing to keep your people…

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…

Time has chosen 100 “Women of the Year”

Because its “Person of the Year” is Often a Man, Time has Chosen 100 “Women of the Year.” By Caitlin O’Kane Time magazine has chosen 100 “Women of the Year,” selecting one trailblazing woman to represent each year from 1920 to 2019. It’s a distinctive way to celebrate Women’s History Month, but it’s also an acknowledgment that for many years, women’s contributions…

Indian Women Protest New Citizenship Laws, Joining A Global ‘Fourth Wave’ Feminist Movement

Written by Alka Kurian. All opinions expressed and experiences written are reserved to the author. Women are among the strongest opponents of two new laws in India that threaten the citizenship rights of vulnerable groups like Muslims, poor women, oppressed castes and LGBTQ people. The Citizenship Amendment Act, passed in December 2019, fast-tracks Indian citizenship for undocumented refugees from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan –…

Greta Thunberg: One Of The World’s Most Powerful Women

By Maggie McGrath Greta Thunberg is not your typical listee on the Forbes Most Powerful Women rankings. She is not an elected official, like German chancellor Angela Merkel. She is not a CEO or founder of a company, like Susan and Anne Wojcicki (of YouTube and 23andMe, respectively). Nor is she a perennial entry on one of Forbes’ wealth lists, like Forbes 400…