GC4W Women in Leadership

First Black Woman to Earn a Harvard MBA Paves Path for Underrepresented Communities

First Black Woman to Earn a Harvard MBA Paves Path for Underrepresented Communities By Cheryl Robinson The 1960s were a critical moment in United States history; whether living through it or reading about it, there’s no doubt that decade accelerated the civil rights movement, laying the foundation for where we are today. The first of anything monumental is challenging. Individuals…

Ask Yourself These 5 Questions To Embrace Your True Self

Fighting the Norms: Ask Yourself These 5 Questions To Embrace Your True Self By Janice Perkins, GC4W Thought Leadership Contributor No matter where we live in the world, we face the problem of fighting ongoing norms. Things that our families of origin or our societies or communities expect of us. There are roles we should traditionally play and rules of…

Where Does Curiosity Belong In The Workplace?

Where Does Curiosity Belong In The Workplace? By Janice Perkins, GC4W Thought Leadership Contributor Curious George, the beloved monkey gets himself into mess after mess due to his curious nature. It is innate in animals and humans to be curious. Are we curious enough as adults? As professionals? On the less messy adult side of curiosity, what value can it…

Biggie Size: A Six Step Process To Launching Your Career

Biggie Size: A Six Step Process To Launching Your Career By Janice Perkins, GC4W Thought Leadership Contributor Back in my high school and college days, when you would go through the Wendy’s drive-through and order, they always asked you if you wanted to biggie size the meal. It was a gigantic upgrade in fries and a drink. Lately, I ponder…

Telva McGruder On Making A Difference With Your Career

Telva McGruder On Making A Difference With Your Career By Joan Michelson When General Motors transformed some of their manufacturing facilities from making vehicles to making ventilators to help save lives in the height of the pandemic in the spring of 2020, it took “making a difference” to an entirely new level. But CDO Telva McGruder, who started at General Motors…

Cummins Promotes Jennifer Rumsey to CEO As Diesel Giant Seeks Cleantech Overhaul

Cummins Promotes Jennifer Rumsey to CEO As Diesel Giant Seeks Cleantech Overhaul By Alan Ohnsman The largest maker of diesel engines for trucks and heavy-duty vehicles wants to be a major player in a growing global market for clean electric and hydrogen-fueled commercial vehicles. Leading that charge going forward will be its new CEO, Jennifer Rumsey, who is succeeding long-time…

In A Post-Pandemic World, Nadiah Wan Steers Growth At Malaysia’s TMC Life Sciences

In A Post-Pandemic World, Nadiah Wan Steers Growth At Malaysia’s TMC Life Sciences By Danielle Keeton-Olsen Nadiah Wan had been running TMC Life Sciences for a little over a year when the pandemic hit in early 2020. Virtually overnight, Malaysia’s borders slammed shut, cutting off international patients—a lucrative source of income for the Malaysia-listed hospital group—while domestic travel restrictions curtailed appointments…