GC4W Women in Leadership

How This Publicist Manages Her Entertainment PR Business

Liza leaves the following tips and advice for business owners who are looking for ways to improve on their skills. By Melissa Houston Imagine having a career, and life, where you love what you do and couldn’t imagine for more. That’s what Liza Anderson, Founder of the entertainment industry business Anderson Group Public Relations, did when she walked away from her career…

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How Companies Can Support The Professional Growth Of Women

For too long, leading companies have lacked female representation in their highest ranks and in senior leadership positions. It’s a pervasive problem that you see time and time again, in virtually every sector of business. By Gilda D’Incerti Some progress has been made in recent years, but it’s been slow. One 2018 report by Deloitte (download required) found that women held just…

Maria Ressa: Nobel Peace Prize Winner and Journalist

By Madeline Hislop Journalist Maria Ressa, from the Philippines, has won the Nobel Peace Prize, recognised by the Norwegian committee for her journalistic work defending press freedom, and holding the Philippines’ government to account. Maria Ressa won the peace prize along with Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov, awarded “for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy…

How Nicole Liu Built a Health Tech Company to Help Women Take Control of Their Fertility

By Madeline Hislop Since launching Kin Fertility at the beginning of 2020, entrepreneur and founder Nicole Liu has been on a mission to work collaboratively with people skilled in health and tech to get the best outcomes for her customers. She describes it as like being an air traffic controller; leading a vision and pulling all the right people and resources together, directing…

Female Muay Thai Fighters Make History in Male-Dominated Sport

By Teirra Kamolvattanavith Since opening in 1956, Lumpinee Boxing Stadium has become one of the world’s most prestigious sites for Thailand’s martial art of Muay Thai. But the venue in Bangkok has traditionally forbidden women from fighting there—or even touching the ring—due to entrenched superstitions about menstruation and its potential to “pollute” the sacred space.  Signs placed around the ring are clear:…