GC4W Women in Leadership

General Motors Now has Female Leadership in Two Top Roles

General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra, who broke the glass ceiling as the first female chief executive in the global auto industry, has selected another high-achieving woman to join her in the executive suite. The company now has female leadership in the two top roles in the company.  Dhivya Suryadevara, 39, will take over as GM’s chief financial officer on September 1, replacing Chuck Stevens, who is retiring after 40 years…

Two Girls in Uganda: Stepping Up by Speaking Out About Equality

The two articles that follow have been provided by WIL Uganda to We.News – Women In Leadership, a female led grassroots community based organization empowering women and girls in eastern Uganda in a rural town called Busembatia. They speak about gender equality.  Women and Girls: We Shall by Namulinda Shamim Fatuma “As people say, “the roots of education are bitter, but the fruits…

How to Achieve Your Potential By Embracing Your Passion and Purpose, with Lilian Ajayi-Ore  

Kathy Caprino’s Finding Brave Podcast – Episode 20: How to Achieve Your Potential By Embracing Your Passion and Purpose, with Lilian Ajayi-Ore                   “I force my students to really challenge their minds to ignite both the right side of their brain and the left side of their brain. So they bring in critical and creativeness, and when those two…

Rachel Shechtman – Ready To Revolutionize Macy’s

Macy’s just announced it has acquired the New York City-based Story store, a modest 2,000-square-foot store but one with a powerhouse leader and retail revolutionary in founder Rachel Shechtman. She threw the traditional retail model out the window and created something new based upon stories, not products. The concept of Story is simple and brilliant. Every six to eight weeks, Story creates a…

Synchrony Financial CEO Margaret Keane on Leading Through Challenges in The Industry

Synchrony Financial is a prime example of a leading organization serious about diversity and developing its workforce. One of the nation’s premier consumer financial services companies, Synchrony is dedicated to pioneering the future of finance – engaging consumers as they spend and save. Synchrony is led by President and Chief Executive Officer Margaret Keane, and her passion for emerging technology and employee…