Tag: Women Leaders

Meet the President of Mexico’s Association of Entrepreneurs

Juana Ramírez , founder of the company of the Sohin health accompaniment company, takes the presidency of the Association of Entrepreneurs of Mexico ( ASEM ), replacing Ulrick Noel in the position for the period 2020-2022. “Being a woman forces me to change the reality of women to undertake. Today in ASEM only 35 percent of affiliates are women. We are convinced that entrepreneurship is…

6 Effective Strategies for Female Managers

BY VANESSA VAN EDWARDS Do men and women lead differently? Researchers have found that women tend to have a distinct leadership style that shapes how they run their teams. Specifically, these studies show that women tend to use what’s called the transformational leadership style.  Transformational Leadership: Transformational leaders aim to enhance the motivation, morale and job performance of followers by working with teams to…

The Advancement of Women in Biosciences

By Luke Herold The Southern California Women in Bio chapter, which includes Del Mar residents in leadership positions, has been using its programs to help more women advance in bioscience-related fields. Women in Bio was founded in 2002 to help female entrepreneurs and executives in the greater Washington, D.C., area. It has since expanded to 13 chapters with approximately 3,000…

4 Tips for Aspiring Women Business Owners

4 Tips for Aspiring Women Business Owners Despite decades of corporate diversity efforts, change has come slowly. Women still hold just 25 percent of five critical C-suite positions in the nation’s 1,000 largest corporations, and the problem persists far beyond that. The drop-off of women in leadership starts with the first promotion to management, where a woman is 18 percent less likely to…

Six Leadership Lessons from COVID-19

Six Leadership Lessons from COVID-19 By Kanni Wignaraja, UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific I had just taken on my new job, as Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific at UNDP early in the year, when we heard rumblings about a new coronavirus wreaking havoc in Wuhan, China. We didn’t know then that…

Black Girl Sunscreen Secures $1 Million From Female Investor

Black Girl Sunscreen Secures $1 Million From Female Investor Amid COVID-19 This month, Black Girl Sunscreen (BGS) secured a $1 million dollar investment from a private female funding source. Despite double minority-owned businesses typically having the most challenging time raising capital, BGS achieved this milestone with one single anchor product. Currently, BGS is the only indie black-owned brand carried full…