SISTERS ARE DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES

Encouraging more female entrepreneurs to join the swelling ranks of global women-led, and owned, businesses isn’t a tick box exercise, it’s an economic driver Women influence up to 85% of all consumer purchase decisions, yet men make up 85% of engineering and product design professionals. When 50% of the world’s population are women, where’s the…

DRIVING DIVERSITY

Five reasons why promoting diversity and inclusion is an imperative for sustained business success In the past, putting diversity and inclusion on the boardroom agenda has seen it sidelined under corporate social responsibility as a corporate governance and self-regulation concern rather than as part of a solid business strategy. Time for a reality check. Simply…

Sonya Richardson – PWN

With extensive experience in change and transformation, Sonya is partner with Spark Company, a niche consultancy dedicated to facilitating change by sparking energy and excitement for growth. Sonya works with global clients across industries – from banking to technology to fashion – and geographies – spanning from Europe to Asia to the US – on changing…

UNTAPPED, UNDERUTILISED AND (MIS)UNDERSTOOD

Why it doesn’t pay to underestimate the economic power of women “Who run the world?” If you’re a fan of Beyoncé, it’s ‘girls’, but while we’re nowhere near achieving global gender parity, the potential influence and impact of women on the world economy is undeniable. Women’s participation in the global economy could add as much…

Naida Kardas – Ed40

Naida Kardas is the co-founder and the chief pedagogical officer of Ed4.0. She is an education and innovation professional, a social entrepreneur, and a proactive humanitarian. She specializes mainly in early childhood education, cognitive learning, and educational leadership and policy. Having earned two master’s degrees in education sciences, Naida has collaborated with the U.S. Department…

Osman Sultan – CEO DU Telecom

As the founding CEO of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du) since 2005 in the UAE, and the founding CEO of Egyptian Company for Mobile Services (Mobinil) in Egypt from 1998 to 2005, Osman Sultan set during the course of his career several strategies translating the profound transformations that the telecom and information sectors have been…

WOMEN: THE FASTEST-GROWING GLOBAL ECONOMY – REPORT 3

WOMEN: THE FASTEST-GROWING GLOBAL ECONOMY A SNAPSHOT REPORT BY NASEBA INSIGHTS FOR WIL ECONOMIC FORUM CLICK HERE TO GET MORE INFO [cp_modal display=”inline” id=”cp_id_eb3b8″][/cp_modal] When women participate in the economy everyone benefits[1] Women’s participation in the world economy could add as much as US$28 trillion to annual global GDP[2]by 2025 with studies confirming the powerful…

WOMEN: THE FASTEST-GROWING GLOBAL ECONOMY – REPORT 2

WOMEN: THE FASTEST-GROWING GLOBAL ECONOMY A SNAPSHOT REPORT BY NASEBA INSIGHTS FOR WIL ECONOMIC FORUM CLICK HERE TO GET MORE INFO [cp_modal display=”inline” id=”cp_id_eb3b8″][/cp_modal] Women can change the world, but empowerment is a two-way street[1] Around 870 million women, who aren’t already part of the mainstream economy, will enter the workforce or start their own…

Peter Fisk –

Peter Fisk is a Professor at IE Business School, specializing in strategy, innovation and marketing. He is a global thought leader in these fields, featuring in the prestigious “Thinkers 50 Guru Radar”, as one of the best new business thinkers. He is the founder of Genius Works, a specialist consulting firm based in London with…