Tag: Women in Business

VistaJet’s Leona Qi Represents Future Of Female Leadership In The Airline Industry

By Cheryl Robinson Although the airline industry has made continuous efforts to employ more females in executive positions, FlightGlobal reports that it will still take the sector until the mid-2050s to reach gender equality. Its latest report states that there were 85 female incumbents in 2020 compared to 76 last year, meaning an increase of 12% versus a rise of 5.5%…

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4 Powerful Life Lessons From Anna Wintour

By Jonathan Jeffery To be famous these days with no grounding and no substance is not especially difficult. I urge you instead to seek to be relevant, to be agile and educated.” — Anna Wintour Anna Wintour is one of the most well-known names in fashion. She’s been Vogue’s editor-in-chief since 1988 and Conde Nast’s creative artistic director since 2013.  Wintour is not…

7 Practical Ways to Celebrate Women Entrepreneurs

By Violette de Ayala In 2014, Wendy Diamond founded Women’s Entrepreneurship Day with an inaugural event at the United Nations in NYC while hosting simultaneous events in 144 other nations recognizing the day and mission of creating a movement honoring women entrepreneurs. Women’s Entrepreneurship Day since then, has been celebrated annually on November 19th. But, supporting women entrepreneurs isn’t something we should…

Meet the Women Who Won Nobel Prizes This Year

Louise Glück, Emmanuelle Charpentier, Jennifer A. Doudna, and Andrea M. Ghez just became Nobel laureates. BY CHELSEY SANCHEZ Since the Nobel Prize was established in 1895, less than 60 women have been honored with the prestigious international award. This week, four women–Louise Glück, Emmanuelle Charpentier, Jennifer A. Doudna, and Andrea M. Ghez–were added to that roster, triumphing in literature, chemistry, and physics. Below,…

Epic Queen CEO Receives Innovators Under 35 Award

BY ENTREPRENEUR STAFF Ana Karen Ramírez , founder of Epic Queen , is recognized by MIT Technology Review magazine with the Innovators under 35 (IU35) award , which places her as one of the brightest minds in Latin America for her work in empowering girls and women with training in STEM education (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). Each year, the magazine owned by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology…