Tag: Women Leaders

The World’s Most Powerful Women In 2019: Defining A New Decade

This year’s list of World’s Most Powerful Women is a collection of innovators and instigators who are leading on the world stage to redefine traditional power structures and forge lasting impact in every industry and sphere of influence. They’re using their power and their platforms to scale global business, solve the world’s most intractable issues, transform cultural narratives and make significant strides…

3 Ways to Empower the Next Generation of Women Leaders

CEO of Pink Lily, Tori Gerbig, is the author of this article from Entrepreneur. Opinions expressed by the article’s author are her own. Even after decades of hard work and progress toward gender parity in the workforce, there are still reports of disappointingly low numbers of U.S. women in senior leadership roles. Despite the fact that women represent more than half the country’s…

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Burcin Mutlu-Pakdil Has A Galaxy Named After Her

Burçin Mutlu-Pakdil is an astrophysicist at the University of Arizona. She is a 2018 TED Fellow. She grew up in Turkey, where she loved physics and the night sky. She attended school in Turkey and was the first generation of her family to attend college. She completed her undergraduate studies at Bilkent University in 2009 and moved to Texas Tech University for her graduate studies,…

National Geographic’s ‘Women Of Impact’ Share Advice

A new documentary special Women Of Impact: Changing The World, premiered October 26th on National Geographic and narrates the stories of over 40 women across a wide spectrum of disciplines, backgrounds and generations. Narrated by Juliana Marguiles, the documentary includes interviews with fabled ocean explorer Sylvia Earle, photographer Ami Vitale, ethologist Dr. Jane Goodall and ecologist Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant. Many of…

7 Female Designers We Love—and How They Changed Fashion

Think about some of the most iconic names in fashion: Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, Yves Saint Laurent. Each of these groundbreaking brands delivers stunning pieces of couture that have redefined the fashion industry. They also share a common thread that may seem so obvious you’ve never given it a second thought: Each is named after its male founder. Although it might seem that an…

Top Moments for Women’s Rights in 2017.

Looking back on 2017, we are reminded of the undeniable power of women’s movements—because when women and girls come together, they are stronger, more effective in driving sustainable change, and better able to resist injustice, fear, and hate. This article celebrates some of the best moments for Women’s Rights in 2017.  Government and policy-making still plays such an important role in…

Five Myths About Women In Leadership

Women leaders are on the rise. Books are being written about women in leadership, media outlets are weighing in by hosting forums and producing special reports, and affinity groups in the workplace are engaging and leaning in. So, aside from repercussions of #MeToo, why is there so much discussion about women coming into their own and coming into positions of leadership? In Texas…