GC4W Women in Leadership

Holly Robinson Peete Champions The Autism Community

By Cheryl Robinson For many celebrities, fame is more than being on the big screen or performing on a stage or scoring a game-winning goal. It’s about using their likeness to bring awareness to different social justice topics or rare medical conditions or assisting underserved communities. From NBA champion LeBron James to best-selling author J.K. Rowling, celebrities have donated time,…

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This Entrepreneur Will Train Women For The Digital Economy

By Angelica Mari Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, social entrepreneur Ana Fontes has been working tirelessly to equip the hundreds of thousands of women who resort to the Women Entrepreneurs Social Network (RME, acronym in Portuguese) to understand how to navigate a fast-moving digital landscape. With multiple initiatives led under what is the first and largest support network…

Germany’s Historic Mandatory Boardroom Quota for Women

Government moves to close gender gap by requiring 30% female membership By Simon Goodley Germany’s coalition government will introduce a mandatory quota for the number of women working as senior management in the country’s listed companies, in a move hailed as a “historic” step towards sexual equality in German boardrooms. In a deal agreed on Friday evening by Angela Merkel’s…

Yale Panel Amplifies the Voices of Female African Leaders

By Simisola Fagbemi On Monday, Stephanie Busari — a Nigerian Yale World Fellow and journalist and editor for CNN Worldwide — moderated a discussion among three prominent female African leaders on how COVID-19 has caused disproportionate economic harm to women across the continent. The hourlong event was titled “African Women as Pillars of Resilience: Mitigating the Economic Impacts of the…

Digital Transformation: 4 Changes To Make As A Female Entrepreneur

Do it at the mere hour. Act with little agility. Apply old-school leadership. Forget human resources. Digital transformation is the new strategic opportunity for women entrepreneurs who are willing to make the most of technologies. Following the global crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies faced significant challenges. From modifying their production lines, to a rethinking of their sales channels. Many…

What Female Entrepreneurs Really Need: a Cheerleader Team

By Maria Prohazka A couple of weeks back, I was  part of a panel discussion at Creative Business Cup — a network for innovative businesses — in Copenhagen, addressing the topic of female entrepreneurship. Some rather prominent and successful female entrepreneurs were on the panel alongside of me, but the discussion quickly devolved into how, today, men in the Western nations are still more likely to…