The Dalai Lama made his proclamation about Western Women at the Vancouver Peace Summit. Gwyn Teatro discusses the implications of this message and asks if it is more about the type of skills needed in our future world than gender.
Tracey Carr identifies the 6 distinctions of highly successful women..
Susan Popoola tells us why support is much more important than quotas and one of the most critical factors that will enable women to succeed at various levels within society – inclusive of at a Board level. But it is also important to extend the reach and support women further afield… .
Vesselina Petrova grew up in Bulgaria, peeping out from behind the iron curtain. When she moved to breathe the
” free” air of the West as a student, she tells us how she developed her career in her new home country as the double underdog, an immigrant and a woman. She maintains it’s all about mindset…
Semba Collier shows us how her education took her into a career in the male dominated sector of mining and on a professional adventure leading her to Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Australia and Peru. She shares how her greatest hurdles have offered the best opportunities for success and how we are all project managers of our individual lives.
Alison Whistler shares her experience of working in an organisation where 4 out of 5 of the Directors are female. “Are we radically different compared to other companies? We face the same everyday challenges that any business has to deal with in terms of dealing with staff, clients, IT, marketing, management and all that other stuff that gets in the way of doing my job as a lawyer. So how is it different?”
Georgia Feiste tells us that when we combine compassion with leadership, we step into the world in a powerful way. We lead and teach at the same time, helping those around us to feel worthy, to step into their humanity, and to ground themselves in who they are.
Doretha Walker, an African American woman, has discovered that African American women may seem unwilling to obtain a leadership role out of fear of antagonizing and alienating her mate or others in her culture.
When travel writers respond to questions about their favourite places, they probably reveal and communicate more about themselves than they realise. Quirky Traveller, Zoë Dawes, talks about how these preferences apply to leadership and vision.