GC4W Women in Leadership

2. CEO, Alison Brittain is GC4W Most Powerful Women CEOs.

“Running a business we set goals and targets: if you don’t measure it there’s a sense that it’s not important,” ~Alison Brittain, CEO of Whitbread Summary: Alison Brittain studied Business studies at the University of Stirling and got an MBA from Cambridge University’s Judge Institute. Her first job was as a cashier in Barclays after joining the company’s graduate trainee scheme.…

1. CEO, Abigail Johnson is GC4W Most Powerful Women CEOs.

“Every day you have to get up with new energy and new ideas to contribute to pushing the organization forward,” ~ Abigail Johnson, CEO of Fidelity Investments Summary: Abigail “Abby” Johnson is has been the president and chief executive officer of US investment firm, Fidelity Investments and chairwoman of its international sister company Fidelity International since 2014. Abigail Johnson is the First…

Harvard Findings: Gender Inequality and Women in the Workplace.

Women have made great strides in the workplace, but inequality persists. The issue of equal pay is still a hot-button topic. The US Census Bureau reports that women earn 80 percent of what men are paid. Such inequality is hardly unique to the United States, however. In the following Q&A, Mary Brinton—sociology professor at Harvard University—answered a few questions about how the…

Forbes: 10 Ways To Brave Up with Kathy Caprino M.A., Career Coach & “BRAVE UP” EXPERT

Kathy Caprino, M.A. is an international career and personal success coach, writer, speaker and leadership developer dedicated to the advancement of women worldwide. Considered a “brave up” expert for professionals, Kathy is the author of Breakdown, Breakthrough, and Founder of Ellia Communications, Inc. and the Amazing Career Project. Kathy is also a Forbes, Huffington Post and LinkedIn contributor, TEDx speaker, and top media source on careers, leadership, women at work, success and…

Donate to a GC4W Cause to Support the Dreams of Women & Girls.

As you may already know, the Global Connections for Women Foundation is an award-winning non-profit organization that believes in all women and girls – and their rights to create new opportunities for themselves and their communities. Inspired by real-life examples and our ongoing global commitment, women and girls in underserved communities around the world will be encouraged to find their…

Forbes: Women, Leadership, and Vision Advice from Kristen Pressner, SVP of HR at Roche Diagnostics

Kristen Pressner was delighted for GC4W to share both her TED Talk and Forbes article on Women, Leadership and Vision with our community and readers on GC4Women.org. It is her hope that her advice and insights will inspire you and serve as a guide as you move forward in your respective careers. “The World Economic Forum states it will take 83 years to close the global…