GC4W Women in Leadership

Cary Caster on Turning Aromatherapy into a Profitable Venture

Cary Caster, an aromatherapist and ethnobotanist, has founded a company that is making aromatherapy and essential oils accessible and user-friendly for the masses. Aromatherapy – relaxation, healing through oils and blends and the purest of ingredients have a tendency to be perceived as a whimsical field, especially given the lack of information, until now. Caster is bringing the information, the science,…
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Turkish Woman Burcin Mutlu-Pakdil Has A Galaxy Named After Her

Burçin Mutlu-Pakdil is an astrophysicist at the University of Arizona. She is a 2018 TED Fellow. She grew up in Turkey, where she loved physics and the night sky. She attended school in Turkey and was the first generation of her family to attend college. She completed her undergraduate studies at Bilkent University in 2009 and moved to Texas Tech University for her graduate studies,…

UN Women announces Danai Gurira as Goodwill Ambassador

During the global annual advocacy campaign, 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, UN Women today announced the appointment of internationally renowned award-winning actor-playwright Danai Gurira as its Goodwill Ambassador. As a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, Gurira will lend her name and dedicate her support to putting a spotlight on gender equality and women’s rights, as well as bringing unheard women’s…

Uncharted Power Founder Jessica O. Matthews on Building The Anti-Silicon Valley Energy Startup.

“My name is Jessica O. Matthews, and I am the founder and CEO of Uncharted Power. I used to tell people I’m the perfect mashup between Bill Nye the Science Guy and Beyoncé.” Matthews’ opening line at Disney’s recent Demo Day, where startups that completed its accelerator present, carries a lot of truth. Like Nye, she enjoys building, testing and…

Lilian Ajayi-Ore’s speech at the United Nations’ International Day of Education event on November 30th, 2018.

The TRANSCRIPT of Lilian Ajayi-Ore’s speech at the United Nations' International Day of Education event on Friday, November 30th, 2018. Good Afternoon Your Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies, and Gentlemen. Thank you for the honor of addressing the United Nations in observance of the International Day for Education at the Trusteeship Council. The truth is the first time I was in this…

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