GC4W Women in Leadership

Afro-Latina Carla Vernon Leads ‘The Honest Company’

Jessica Alba’s ‘The Honest Company’ Taps Carla Vernón As CEO— One Of The Only Afro-Latinas To Lead A U.S. Publicly Traded Company Latinx women make up just 1.6% of senior executives in the nation’s largest companies. By Jasmine Browley Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company has toppled many barriers as a leader in the clean lifestyle product space. Now, it looks like their newest…

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Why businesses, banks & society still need female execs

Why businesses, banks and society still need more women in executive roles By Alper Kara Only nine in the UK’s top 100 companies have a woman CEO, a recent report has revealed – part of an “appalling” picture of British business which even in 2022 remains remarkably male dominated. The report, from accountancy giant EY and Cranfield University, goes on to reveal that…

Lilly Singh & Karen Cahn On The Gender Gap In Business & Politics

Lilly Singh & Karen Cahn On The Gender Gap In Business & Politics By Christine Michel Carter Diageo’s Johnnie Walker brand is teaming up with comedian and writer Lilly Singh and founder and CEO of IFundWomen Karen Cahn under the brand’s First Strides program. The Johnnie Walker First Strides program is a series of initiatives and grants to help create more opportunities for cultural innovators. Singh…