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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17 May
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More Women in Boardrooms – How Norway Got It Right!

There are many things in Norway that are different to other parts of the world. If you were to step into a board meeting of any company listed on the Norwegian stock exchange, you would notice something remarkable: they have more women in boardrooms, almost half.  This last anomaly, though, is not without controversy. Back […]

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07 May
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Four Things Shinjini Das did Before She Became a CEO at 24

Shinjini Das and CEO of GirlQuake Denise Restauri had a conversation about what she was doing in her life. She was a digital strategist at Iron Horse Interactive in the San Francisco Bay Area; she moderated a panel at the 2016 Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations in recognition of her advocacy work to […]

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17 Apr
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Founder of ZOEVA Turns eBay Store Into a Multi-million Dollar Business

You’ve probably never heard of Zoe Boikou, but if you’re a make-up manic — chances are you’ve helped the young entrepreneur make millions from a business that started in her lounge room. It started in 2008, when a building frustration over the lack of high quality and affordable make-up brushes in Germany, sent her on […]

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