Tag: Female Empowerment

It’s 2020 – Women’s Stories Deserve To Be Heard

There’s a scene toward the end of Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Little Women, a starry-eyed update of Louisa May Alcott’s 19th-century novel, in which headstrong Jo (Saoirse Ronan), the character Alcott modeled on herself, anticipates decades of female creative doubt. A writer struggling to produce the popular, contrived sentimental stories of her day and slogging even harder to figure out what…

Growing Women’s Entrepreneurship in Bangladesh

Forty-year-old Parveen Akhter is the founder and Managing Director of Glamour Boutique House and Training Centre, the only small factory run by a woman in Jessore, a small town in the southwestern region of Bangladesh. The 4,000 square feet-factory produces textile and clothing and employs 52 women. For Akhter, this is not a small win. Twelve years ago, when she…

Collect Historical Posters Celebrating Female Role Models in STEM

The saying, “If she can’t see it, she can’t be it,” speaks to the importance of introducing girls to female role models, especially in areas where women’s accomplishments were often overlooked or minimized such as in science, mathematics, and technology. A new poster collection aims to bring more of these women’s stories to light — and inspire today’s Mighty Girls with the…

#FFCWorkshopLA: A Day for Female Founders

The Female Founder Collective, Jennifer Best Communications, and She’s Next Empowered by Visa is presenting Workshop: A Day for Female Founders. In this one-day immersive educational experience, female entrepreneurs will learn how to foster success for their companies and hear from guest speaker in the industry.  With interactive keynotes, workshops, and one-on-one sessions, this conference will tackle every aspect of…

NYFW Event in Honor of the GC4W Entrepreneurship Scholarship Program 

This weekend, SPOTTED Fashion Group will host a pop-up event during New York Fashion Week. This event is meant to revolutionize the runway by celebrating all women and their unique styles. In addition, 10% of ticket sales will support GC4W’s Entrepreneurship Scholarship program. The GC4W Entrepreneurship Program provides female founders and entrepreneurs from across the world the training and development…