Women in Finance Build Global Sustainability

Sustainable Finance Sustainable Finance is the process of taking due account of environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations when making investment decisions in the financial sector, leading to increased longer-term investments into sustainable economic activities and projects (European Commission). The Global Program on Sustainability promotes the use of high quality-data and analysis on natural capital, ecosystem services and sustainability to better inform decisions made … [Read more...]

Globalization Trending in Business 2022

If there’s one thing that’s for certain, it’s that the COVID-19 pandemic severely impacted small and medium-sized businesses across the globe. Many small businesses had to pivot and shift accordingly and creatively in order to stay afloat in this post-pandemic world. Can the Internet Save our "Ma & Pa" Business? We can all watch the collapse of our brick and mortar small business fronts more each day; and these entrepreneurs may need to transit into the world of the internet accepting that … [Read more...]

Why Women in STEM Need to Step Up

Men and women have near identical human capital to offer at college graduation; then what happens... Suggested STEM Careers for Young Women? STEM Careers 1. Actuary 2. Aerospace Engineer 3. AI and Computer Scientist 4. Anthropologist & Archeologist 5. Astronaut 6. Astronomer 7. Biochemist & Biophysicist 8. Biomedical Engineer Although there has been an increase in the number of women in STEM careers, there are still many challenges we face that can make it intimidating … [Read more...]

Women’s World Banking: Finance Webinar – March 3 @ 9am ET

Join the first 2022 MFWW Webinar to honor International Women's Day! #BreakTheBias TITLE: How to Engage Men in Finance to Increase Gender-Diverse Leadership Date: Thursday, March 3, 2022 Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM ET Watch our expert panel discuss the real-life barriers slowing down gender diverse leadership and tangible examples on how to successfully engage men in finance, the current majority of decision-holders, to support progress, especially for women. Globally, men make up … [Read more...]

12 Tips to Manage Your Business As An Independent Woman

There are many reasons why starting a business as a woman is important, in this post, we focus on the crucial factors that make the difference between those who fail and succeed. You must have a strong determination for doing something different than what society has set for you. There will be times when it's hard to stick through all the periods of hard work and there will also be times when people doubt you – which requires staying mentally tough. Success is never easy but when it comes … [Read more...]

How to Get More Women into The Logistics and Trucking Industry

Long-distance driving and delivery are a sector that is seeing huge growth, and one of the specific aspects has resulted in the diversification of the industry and an increase in equality in driver training. One of the biggest specific changes regarding this equality and diversity that is being seen is the rise and rise of the female long-distance, courier and delivery driver. This gender equality has been an ongoing process for a while; however, it has not taken route in the driver and … [Read more...]

8 Female Industries That Need To Be Supported

Women are still vastly outnumbered in many industries, but there are also plenty of female-friendly fields. Not only are there more female-led fields than ever before, but women are making ways in traditionally male-dominated industries, especially in the professional realm. Why is Supporting Female-Friendly Industries Important? Supporting female-friendly industries is more than just a way to sell products; it's also a way to support and encourage women who are making changes in … [Read more...]

So Much to Do – So Little Time, Women in Business

Women in Business With new work dynamics birthing due to recent pandemic, flexible work hours, the ability to work from home or remotely at times and a helpful partner who shares in responsibilities at home are important for working mothers to overcome the daily struggle of achieving balance. Ten Tips to help you get a closer to work-life harmony throughout the year: 1. Design a plan. Not all bosses will proactively offer a flexible work schedule. If you want it, present a plan to … [Read more...]

The Confidence Code ~ Resonating with Women

The recent best seller, The Confidence Code, by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman is resonating with women all over the country — and for good reason. One of the greatest barriers for women is our reticence to raise our hands, ask for what we want and be noticed. This lack of confidence appears as a weakness. It makes women seem less comfortable with risk taking and decisiveness, both of which are critical competencies for senior leaders. Right now, many people are asking why women have a crisis … [Read more...]

Women & Feminism in the Technology Realm

Comparing the number of women to men working in the tech field leaves a lot to be desired. Even though women working in the tech industry continue to grow, with a lot of them taking up jobs in systems administration, software development, and business seo service, to name a few, there is still room for improvement. Taking a rough look at the CEOs of top tech giants across the globe such as Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, and Google’s Sundar Pichai shows how … [Read more...]

Kindness is Key to Success in the Workplace

Kindness is a type of behavior marked by acts of generosity, consideration, or concern for others, without expecting praise or reward. In a world filled with struggle and pain, kindness is like a deep cleansing breath that rejuvenates us with its purity, refreshes us with its goodness and hope; and gives us the strength to persevere despite our troubles. Kindness is a Topic of Interest in Philosophy and Religion Below are some examples: 1. Kindness was one of the main topics in the … [Read more...]

Staying Positive During Crisis is Leadership

Leaders need to set an example by leading themselves beyond the boundaries of their own concerns and uncertainties. In a time of crisis, without self-leadership, it is challenging and almost unethical to lead others. When you are positive, you will find it easier to build a network of advocates and team members to help you when you need it. Projects face difficulties and challenges, a positive perspective and a supportive team will help you to move forward past the obstacles, even after … [Read more...]

Empowering Women in Agriculture is Critical

Why Should Women be Empowered in Agriculture? Supporting women farmers would help hundreds of millions fight hunger, poverty and climate change. Growth in small-scale agriculture is two to four times more effective at reducing hunger and poverty than any other sector, and women farmers are playing a central role. Oxfam states: "About 80 percent of the world’s food is produced by small-scale farming. Women make up on average 43 percent of this agricultural labor in developing countries. … [Read more...]

Getting Your Music Out into the World – What You Need to Know

You may have decided that a career as a professional musician is the ideal option for you. But getting there is not always easy, since you need to work hard to get your music noticed and out into the world. This can be easier said than done, and it’s not uncommon for musicians to feel like they may have hit a point where there is nothing much else for them to do when it comes to reaching their music career goals. But whatever the situation that you are in, doing nothing will never get you … [Read more...]

The Growth Globally of Women as Entrepreneurs

Over the past twenty years or so, businesses which are owned and operated solely by women have dramatically increased in popularity. According to official reports, the rate of growth is at least 70% since 1997, with over nine million women-owned businesses operating in 2014 alone, an increase of almost a million new businesses when compared to the previous year. This significant growth pace, which has doubled in just three years and continues to see steady increases, has helped to generate over … [Read more...]

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