Tag: Female Leaders

Female-Forward Razor Thrives in Male-Dominated Industry

If you’re in the market for an incredibly quality razor that also happens to be breaking down the gendered barriers in business, let me introduce you to Billie. As a female-first razor brand, Billie is dedicated to creating their product designs, branding and more through the lens of the female gaze, rather than the male. The women’s shaving and body brand was birthed in reaction to the…

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5 Essential Steps For Aspiring Female Founders

Women start their businesses for a variety of reasons. According to research by SCORE, millennial women are often driven by market opportunity while baby boomers are driven by necessity. But regardless of the age group or primary driver, there are some universal considerations that apply to all potential woman entrepreneurs as they prepare to start a business. 1. Honestly assess yourself…

Cindy Mi, VIPKid CEO, Made Education A Universal Language

How VIPKid CEO Cindy Mi Made Education A Universal Language. Beijing-based VIPKid is giving American teachers an income boost from halfway around the world. Under cofounder and CEO Cindy Mi, the online learning company contracts with more than 30,000 North American instructors and matches them with some 200,000 primarily Chinese pupils for one-on-one video sessions in English—along with a growing…

6 Strategies for Female Managers

Do men and women lead differently? Researchers have found that women tend to have a distinct leadership style that shapes how they run their teams. Specifically, these studies show that women tend to use what’s called the transformational leadership style. Transformational Leadership: Transformational leaders aim to enhance the motivation, morale and job performance of followers by working with teams to identify needed change, to…

Scaling Entrepreneurship through Global Connections for Women

Scaling Entrepreneurship through Global Connections for Women, an interview with the Founder and CEO, Lilian Ajayi Ore on Medium by Christine Nasserghodsi. At the 2019 Wharton MENA Summit, Strategy and Senior Executive Advisor, Joe Saddi, underscored the importance of scale-ups to social and economic development in the MENA region and around the world. While venture capital firms and investment firms may…