Tag: Women Leaders

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%…

Women Leaders Take Stage at Global Climate Ambition Summit

By Madeline Hislop At a global climate ambition summit over the weekend, women leaders from around the world made their mark, highlighting the urgency of effective climate action. Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley told the virtual Climate Ambition Summit 2020, that other countries’ climate ambition will determine the fate of Barbados and other island nations that are vulnerable to global…

Four Women Win 2020 Young Champions of the Earth Prize

By  Jessie Tu The Young Champions of the Earth Prize, established by The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have been awarded to seven young environmental trailblazers across the world. The winners were selected from a large pool of candidates who have created meaningful and immediate solutions a diversity of challenges affecting the world; including climate change, biodiversity loss, water pollution and waste…

Meet the First TIME Kid of the Year: Gitanjali Rao

By Jessie Tu For the first time ever, TIME magazine has created an award to recognise America’s youngest and most inspiring leaders. The Kid of the Year award has been given to 15-year-old scientist and inventor Gitanjali Rao, best known for her technological inventions that tackle water contamination and cyberbullying.  Rao has appeared on television networks including ABC, NBC, CBS, NPR, The Tonight Show…

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…