GC4W Women in Leadership

Chief Raises $3 Million In Seed Funding.

Chief (joinchief.com), a private network of exceptional women, today announces the close of a $3 million seed round. Led by Primary Venture Capital and Flybridge Capital Partners, investors also include Accel, Box Group, Able Partners, XFactor Ventures, Silas Capital, BBG Ventures, and LearnVest Founder and CEO Alexa Von Tobel. Chief’s mission is to promote and accelerate female leadership, starting at…

Donna Strickland Had No Wikipedia Page Before Her Nobel. Her Male Collaborator Did.

On Tuesday at 6:14 am, Wikipedia contributors created the very first entry for Donna Strickland, the University of Waterloo laser physicist who, just minutes earlier, was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics. With that announcement, she became just the third woman in history to have won the physics award. It honors work that appeared in her very first published scientific paper, from 1985 —…

GC4Women and SV-NED hosts Women and Youth in Innovation and Technology at the United Nations.

On Thursday, October 18th 2018, the Global Connections for Women Foundationand Silicon Valley- Nigeria Economic Development Inc. (SV-NED Inc.) are proud to host the 21st Century Women and Youth in Innovation and Technology at the United Nations during the 2018 General Assembly. The conference is presented in collaboration with the United Nations, UN Women, and United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. SV-NED Inc.…

Here is an Explanation on Why the World Needs More Women Mentors.

What The World Needs Nobody makes it alone. If you’ve ascended the corporate ladder, you know how true this is. Research shows that successful CEOs reached the top because they sought out mentors along the way. In a survey of 1,250 top executives, two-thirds reported having a mentor and 29 % of respondents out-earned their unmentored colleagues. They also reported being happier…

How to Help Guide Young Women in the Workplace

In the wake of the #MeToo movement and calls to make workplaces more inclusive, employers are evaluating which opportunities are being offered to women, how to improve career development and how to help women succeed. To further that discussion, some women at the start of their careers told The New York Times what they thought companies could do to reform…