Tag: Women in Business

Cecilia Lenk Makes Investing More Accessible to Women

By Sindhu Kashyaap For over 20 years now, Cecilia Lenk has been a leading woman in the field of STEM – having worked as a senior executive, angel investor, and entrepreneur. Today, she is working to ensure that more women turn investors and take stronger financial decisions.  “I finished my engineering from Johns Hopkins University, and studied biology from Harvard University.…

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How Ekta Ohri Helps Children to be Happy and Compassionate

By Tenzin Norzom About ten years ago, when Ekta Ohri had a family friend over for dinner, she recalls her friend’s three-year-old daughter glued to her iPad and the little girl wouldn’t even greet others.  “It was just so disturbing to see her hooked to the iPad. She spent about three hours with us and not for a minute did she look up.…

Melinda Gates & MacKenzie Scott are Aiding Equality Initiatives

By Madeline Hislop Melinda Gates and MacKenzie Scott have joined forces to donate $US40 million to four organisations that promote gender equality. The billionaire philanthropists donated the money as part of the Equality Can’t Wait Challenge hosted by Pivotal Ventures, the investment company of Melinda Gates. The initiative was supported by MacKenzie Scott, as well as Lynn Schusterman’s family foundation. They gave $US10…