March2020

  • COVID-19: Women’s Needs Must be at the Centre of Response and Recovery Plans

    With the increased global panic, loss, and grief as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, this was a video, many might have watched with absolute disbelief! In my country, Daily Nation says “Kakamega traders protested the closure of a street market due to CoronaVirus,” One may wonder, do they...
  • COVID19 Reslience Toolkit

    COVID19 – Resilience ToolKit 2020

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  • Be Fearless: Give Yourself Permission To Be You

    Be Fearless: Give Yourself Permission To Be You

    What happens when a girl from the slums dares to dream? She bags an Engineering Degree, and Executive Education from Harvard Business School, becomes a Telecoms Head, and mentors others to do the same. In Be Fearless: Give Yourself Permission To Be You, Jane Egerton-Idehen draws from her over...
  • Tete-a-tete with Jane Egerton-Idehen

    Tete-a-tete with Jane Egerton-Idehen

    Jane Egerton-Idehen is a Telecommunications Executive who hails and bases in Lagos, Nigeria. She is the Country Manager, Nigeria, and Regional Sales Manager, West Africa at Avanti Communications Group plc. A Master’s degree holder from Warwick Business School, UK and an Executive Education from Harvard Business School and Yale...
  • Calls for greater inclusion in all travel companies is championed by industry leaders

    Calls for greater inclusion in all travel companies is championed by industry leaders

    March 12th, 2020, Dubai (UAE): Fifty-four per cent of women make up the global tourism workforce compared to thirty-nine per cent in the broader economy and yet many still struggle to follow a clear leadership track to senior positions and so remain in lower-level employment. In travel, specifically, the...
  • UAE-based female leaders driven to make a positive impact

    UAE-based female leaders driven to make a positive impact

    March 11th, 2020, Dubai (UAE): Half of UAE-based female leaders feel driven to make a positive impact on the world compared with 32% of global peers, according to KPMG’s latest UAE Female Leaders Outlook. In addition, a majority (74%) feel it is their personal responsibility to align their organization’s...
  • International General Insurance teams up with Career Excel to empower female employees

    International General Insurance teams up with Career Excel to empower female employees

    March 3rd, 2020, London (GB): International General Insurance Holdings Limited (IGI), the international specialist commercial insurer and reinsurer, today announced plans to support the women in its organization on International Women’s Day by investing in their personal and professional development. As part of its ongoing Diversity & Inclusion (D&I)...
  • Algorithms of Bias

    Algorithms of Bias

    Gender bias is prevalent in our society, and while numerous efforts are being made to counter it, we are still long ways from eliminating or even reducing it. So it should not come as a surprise that Artificial Intelligence models and frameworks are learning gender bias as well. There...
  • Nurturing Women’s Economic Empowerment

    Nurturing Women’s Economic Empowerment

    March 10th, 2020, Ras Al Khaimah (UAE): Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) has celebrated this year’s International Women’s Day with a Business High Tea & Networking event exclusive for UAE businesswomen. Attended by women business leaders, the event held in Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah served as an...