Flying high - WEI editorial joined pilot Ashaba Faridah in speaking about her role as a woman pilot in Uganda, as well as founder and champion of girls through the Bambino Life Foundation.
The WEI editorial team had the pleasure of interviewing Stephanie Trpkov, a Strategy Consultant for the World Bank, Young Global Changemaker, & WEI Champion about her work promoting gender equality and inclusion in Croatia.
"My experience showed me that, even in countries like Spain, France or Belgium, it’s very difficult for women in the middle term of their career to pursue having children and a family while also nurturing their professional growth. My observations motivated me to create something to help professional women. "
Shirley Pryce, Founder of the Jamaica Household Workers Association, is a true testament of what resilience, courage and hard-work can yield. She did not allow her circumstances to determine her destiny, rather she used it as an opportunity to transform the lives of other women in similar situations.
The WEI editorial team had the pleasure of interviewing Nino Zambakhidze, Chairwoman of the Georgian Farmers’ Association & WEI Champion about her work to promote women’s entrepreneurship & economic empowerment in Georgia.
Kudos to the founder - Carol Cooke, and women entrepreneurs engaged in the Barefoot in Business initiative – taking the work of the UNSG High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment forward! This is an impressive undertaking designed to mobilize investment in and provide a marketplace for products produced by women in Uganda [...]
In 2014, I traveled to Burundi to work on a project related to the privatization of coffee washing stations with the specific task of adding a gender lens to the process. I had the opportunity to meet with Christine Ngaruko - a wife, a mother, a professional who has dedicated her time and resources [...]