women in business
Women simply being present at the helm is not enough; the other critical role of education is to prepare women to be to the leaders their nations require.
I'm a serial entrepreneur and the founder of a global digital education content company, specializing in cross-cultural issues. I also happen to be a minority female from a traditional culture. I mention that fact last because it's the least relevant reason as to how and why I became an entrepreneur and how I run my business.
Politics is about people. Our Parliament should therefore reflect the people we serve. This is why encouraging women to enter the worthwhile and exciting world of politics is so important. Sadly, many women simply do not believe that entering politics is an option for them.
Women have made significant inroads into the world of commerce, but a lot still needs to be done to put them on par with their male counterparts.
"Creating artworks on people's feet."
The question of the old boys’ club remains: how do we ensure that women voices are heard where the “real decisions” are made.
'Crash those barriers down.'
Michelle Mone has never been one to mince her words. The entrepreneur and Tory peer used her maiden speech in the House Of
My journey began with a flight from London to Doha, Doha to Bangkok and finally Bangkok to Chiang Mai. The pilot (or captain) of this third flight was a woman; I was equally surprised and delighted when I heard her dulcet tones welcome us over the speaker system. Women in Thailand were not limited to being cabin crew, they could fly planes too!
My ambition for the future is to secure funding for EarthSense and to make the company a global leader in environmental monitoring, modelling and data. It's also to demonstrate to my children and their generation that gender or location doesn't stop us from trying to address global issues, its only limited by our willingness to try.