31 Oct
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Diane Von Furstenberg And Whitney Wolfe Herd Talk About Female Leadership.

At the Fast Company Innovation Festival, Diane von Furstenberg and Bumble’s CEO, Whitney Wolfe Herd, talked about female leadership, and why being “kind” isn’t always nice. In 1972, Diane von Furstenberg started her namesake fashion line that would launch a thousand wrap dresses. More than 40 years later, she continues to be a champion for women, empowering them […]

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25 Oct
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Fast Company Trying To Shift Cover Paradigms With Arlan Hamilton.

Arlan Hamilton is a rare type for venture capital and for magazine covers, making her the right pick for editor in chief Stephanie Mehta. Covers of business and finance magazines tend to be the realm of high-profile men and the occasional celebrity, but Stephanie Mehta wants to do her part to change that. The relatively new Fast […]

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25 Sep
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Women Leaders Share How Value Drives Success.

One of the most important books of our times, The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding (Laura Ries, 1998), explained how great companies stay true to their values and message. In today’s digital world of social media, this has become even more important; employees, customers and the global community can make or break a company seemingly overnight based […]

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14 Aug
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The Two Faces That Mean Business, a Forbes Feature.

A complete irony that just as the words ‘women power’ are mentioned in the room, the power goes off. It’s a cold winter’s day in Johannesburg and the Greenside suburb that we are in for this interview is encountering unscheduled load-shedding. The word power was in describing Phuti Mahanyele’s and Stacey Brewer’s ascent to corporate […]

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20 Jun
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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 […]

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