SPECIAL: A spotlight on 'Women Entrepreneurs Around the World' with 'The Girls on the Road' fortnightly
Join us hearing from ‘The Girls on the Road’ in their quest to support women entrepreneurs around the world. You can see the documentary about this trip when it comes out next year. Fernanda and Taciana are visiting 26 countries interviewing women and researching the conditions, business ecosystems, challenges and advantages that exist in each country.
Listen to our Guests every WEDNESDAY
Empowering Business Women Through the Generations
Alexandra Levit’s goal is to prepare organizations and their employees for meaningful careers in the future workplace. A former nationally syndicated columnist for the Wall Street Journal and writer for the New York Times, Fast Company, and Forbes, Alexandra has co-authored the new book Mom.B.A.: Essential Business Advice from One Generation to the Next with NPD Group CEO Karyn Schoenbart.
Business Strategy and Generating Multiple Revenue Streams for Greater Success
Dorie Clark is an adjunct professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the author of Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. magazine, one of the Top 10 Business Books of the Year by Forbes, and was a Washington Post bestseller. A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, the New York Times described her as an “expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives.” She is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, TIME, and Entrepreneur. Recognized as a “branding expert” by the Associated Press, Inc., and Fortune, Clark is a marketing strategy consultant and speaker for clients including Google, Microsoft, Yale University, Fidelity, the U.S. State Department, and the World Bank. She is also a producer of a multiple Grammy-winning jazz album. You can download her free Recognized Expert Evaluation Toolkit and learn more at dorieclark.com.
Women in TV and Film, Career Choices, Independence + Change Management
Pamela Meekings-Stewart, a New Zealander, was, for over 25 years, a film and television producer/director (documentaries and drama) at two major media organisations – Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Toronto, and Television New Zealand, Wellington. She has won a number of awards for her dramatized documentary series, Pioneer Women. A trained facilitator, she designs and delivers seminars on human resources management, change management, staff motivation, development, careers, professional (and life) skills for both the public and private sectors. Since 1990 she has run her own company – The Woolshed Retreats – on her farm just outside Wellington, New Zealand where she offers spiritual retreats and Total Pampering Days.
The need for Transformational/Conscious Leadership to support Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment
Bernadette is Founder of Bernadette Phillips ‘New Insights For Change’. Her experience spans over 35yrs providing Conscious Wellbeing Programmes and Training For Transformation Facilitation with a focus on Global Citizenship, Gender Equality, Social Enterprise and Conscious Leadership, in and with Community, Business and Education sectors. Bernadette is a qualified Social Scientist/Sociologist and also holds an MA in Women’s Studies (sociology, gender, equality and literature). She is also a Social Activist with a focus on human rights and civil rights and a Broadcaster, Radio Presenter, Poet, Motivational Speaker and Intuitive Personal Development Mentor for Life and Business with a focus on Health, Wellbeing and Conscious Living
Ageism in the Workplace + Ageism in Empowerment
Leading GeroFuturist and thought leader on the Longevity Economy and Ageless Aging. An advocate for The New Story of Our Age, she is a “visionary with wrinkles” who empowers people to rock their Age. High-impact Certified Master & Mentor Coach for visionary world shakers, conscious entrepreneurs and change makers who are ready to shape the world and their role in it. A Trusted Advisor and expert authority on midlife, Boomers and women 40+ for go-getters who want to stay in sync with the people who keep them in business. #1 Amazon Best Selling Author, Firecracker Speaker and All-Around Game Changer.
Changing Your Life with Women's Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Chiara Condi founded Led By HER (www.ledbyher.org), an organization that works on women's entrepreneurship, innovation and gender-based violence. In partnership with two business schools, IESEG and ESCP as well as the support of various companies Led By HER helps women who have suffered from violence rebuild their lives through entrepreneurship. Led By HER offers a yearlong program of courses, individual mentoring, and events with the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Chiara previously worked at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, where she worked to maximize the gender impact of investments. She graduated from Harvard and from Sciences Po/LSE.
Women's Economic Progress and Development
Global Leader, Speaker, Educationist, Philanthropist, Spiritualist,Author, Entrepreneur and Businesswoman, Dr. Arora is the Global Chairperson of the ALL LADIES LEAGUE, a global chamber of women with 500+ chapters worldwide across 150 countries with over 50,000 members, and growing; and also of Women Economic Forum that holds major conferences in India and other countries with the aim of economic progress for women. Chancellor of Rai University in Ahmedabad, Rai Technology University in Bangalore and Jharkhand Rai University in Ranchi in India. Author of three books: on creative living, on values and on education.
Personal Branding and Its impact on Women's Empowerment
With a background as an investment banker and barrister, Miranda Brawn is a high profile multi-award winning senior business, legal and diversity executive. Founder of The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation which won an award from Prime Minister Theresa May and personal praise by HRH Prince Charles of Wales for her UK history making diversity work. Advisor & patron to a number of companies, charities, individuals & governments. Experienced in helping organisations grow by improving their digital footprint with effective marketing and social media. With practical tips and tools, Miranda will demonstrate how to navigate the world of professional social media to maximum effect and effectively build a personal brand
Sustainable Development Goals for Empowering Women + Why Mindfulness and Fulfilment are Key
Martina Buchal is an internationally recognized speaker, coach, and consultant, with a background in law and diplomacy, recently selected as Real Leaders Magazine's #34 most Visionary Leader. For over 3 years, she has been traveling the globe listening to, empowering, and working alongside others to engage their voices and talents to create a more positive future for our planet through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. She has traveled to more than 30 countries, engaged with thousands of people worldwide and spoken on prestigious stages including the United Nations' Educators Conference, and the Summit of the Americas, where she was invited to speak by special invitation from the Vice President of Panama herself.
Women in STEM + Business Schools and Coaching for Professional Development
Teresa Ramos, after 23 years’ experience leading global teams with three of the world´s largest telecom companies - British Telecom, Vodafone and Telefonica - opted for a dynamic career change. She now combines coaching and leadership training work with being Technlogy and Innovation Director at IE (instituto de empresa), a world class University and business school. As well as her expertise in STEM (degree in theoretical physics, masters in telecommunications engineering and an MBA) Teresa also followed one of her passions with a Degree in music at the Conservatorio Salamanca.
Receive information and schedule for upcoming Guests and Topics
Just a few of the topics we will be covering...
- How / why Empowering women is so important
- The Women’s Empowerment Principles
- Interviews with CEOs about what they expect from women in their company
- How they support women’s advancement
- Interviews with HR Directors about what they look for
- How they offer further opportunities and development for women
- Weekly training tips and strategies on choice, authenticity, positivity, advancement and skills development
- Regular interviews with specialist trainers/coaches
How to Implement enterprise development, supply chain and marketing practices that empower women
- Developing and expanding entrepreneurial skills
- Women’s strengths in business
- How to build an effective network
- What you need to take into account with start ups
- Supporting female talent pipeline
- Supporting development of female leaders of tomorrow
Companies that get it – why do they get it when others don’t? Open minded, results, creative, CEO’s beliefs, HRD’s beliefs or what?
- Does women’s success have to mean position on the board
- Does success have to be measured in material/title ways
- Do women lag behind because there aren’t enough role models – how can we get over this hurdle?
- Career planning and goals
- Negotiating – A female skill?
- Developing open-mindedness and integrating complementary strengths with male colleagues and leaders