GC4W Women in Leadership

Meet the First Female President of The Louvre

For the first time in The Louvre’s 228-year history, a woman will be leading as its president.  by Jessie Tu Laurence des Cars is an art historian and has been president of the Musée d’Orsay and L’Orangerie in Paris since 2017.  France’s president, Emmanuel Macron officially appointed des Cars this week, who is the daughter of a journalist and writer, and the granddaughter of the…

Meet The First Black Woman To Head DOJ Civil Rights Division

The Senate has confirmed Kristen Clarke as the new head of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Justice Department. Clarke is the first woman and the first Black woman to fill the role. Her confirmation came on the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s death, something Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer described as being “particularly poignant and appropriate.”  The approval for the…

Thy Tran: From Refugee to Micron VP

Thy Tran helped develop the new generation of DRAM chips By Joanna Goodrich Thy Tran had a harrowing journey to the United States. Tran, now vice president of DRAM process integration at Micron in Boise, Idaho, fled Vietnam with her family in 1979, four years after the fall of Saigon. “I remember sneaking out in the middle of the night on our third attempt,”…

Dambisa Moyo on the Cultural Revolution Hitting Boardrooms

The economist and political commentator known for her clear, outspoken views on challenging topics recently spoke to Worth about how corporate boards can work better in our tumultuous world. By James Ledbetter Dambisa Moyo is an economist and political commentator known for clear, outspoken views on big and challenging topics. TIME magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world,…

India’s First Female Founder of a Billion-Dollar Brand

As Co-Founder and CEO of business-to-business ecommerce platform Zilingo, Ankiti Bose is on track to being the first Indian woman to found a unicorn startup – all before her 30th birthday. By Julie Cooper When it comes to entrepreneurship, Ankiti Bose is something of a legend. Thanks to the rapid success of Zilingo – the business-to-business ecommerce platform that she co-founded…

This Mompreneur Empowers Parents Of Children With Autism

By Jennifer “Jay” Palumbo Raising a child with autism presents unique challenges that few understand. Some have understandable difficulty dealing with the diagnosis or can easily get overwhelmed in figuring out how to navigate their child’s journey best. There can be an emotional toll, physical and mental exhaustion, and the palpable hope you could do more to help. These are aspects life…