Nowadays, women’s leadership is undeniably a key to a successful COVID-19 response and recovery since many of the countries that have successfully responded to the pandemic are actually run by women. However, also in business, women and their distinct leadership style, often are a success model. Technology and innovation have transformed our world, how we work, learn and communicate. For that and before the pandemic, the Digital Revolution represents one of the biggest opportunities for women and girls to achieve personal and financial success.
“Lean in, speak out, have a voice in your organization, and never use the word 'sorry'.” -Trish Bertuzzi.
Currently, women-owned business continues to be the shining in the current market. They are sitting side by side and establishing a position in a variety of industries, including publishing, technology, fashion, broadcasting and beauty. Some of the women who have overcome odds of society and serve as an inspiration for all those to follow are CEO Washington Post, Katherine Graham, founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics, Mary Kay Ash, CEO of General Motors, Mary Barra and Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo's CEO. These women represent a small percentage of the great women community in business. The one common factor among their stories is that success does not come easy, especially during this male-dominated world. As the economic development specialist, Rosita Najmi, said: “global economy still does not work for women and girls “. It is important to be aware of these barriers and stand for women in leadership to attain good governance, sustainable development and progress toward full gender equality in a covid-19 world. Women must never lose sight of the small professional, social and individual struggles; they are a requirement for great things.
When women achieve financial freedom, equality will follow. Today more than ever, it is important to stand for women in leadership roles to attain better governance, sustainable development and progress toward full gender equality in a covid-19 world. Women must never lose sight of the significance of small professional, social and individual struggles; they are a requirement for reaching great things.
Expandeers works towards equality and women empowerment. It is one of those lucky organizations to be integrated by female entrepreneurs from all around the world. This Women's Day, we appreciate the efforts, passion and dedication you put in to make each task successful.
An article by Daniela Rocafuerte.