IWF Egypt member Maya Morsy is leading progressive steps for women within the Egyptian political process through her work with the National Council for Women (NCW) in Egypt. NCW is training women to participate in upcoming local elections for local city councils and encouraging women to run for election. Their
IWF Leadership Foundation Fellows Program Alum Junko Hata, the Managing Director of Accenture Tokyo published an article reflecting on 20 years as a working mother in Japan. She traces her career steps and how she navigated the challenges of being a mom at work, when prototypical Japanese workplace culture didn’t
IWF Global President Teresa Valdes-Fauli Weintraub, Managing Director of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. was interviewed in Sunday’s Miami Herald by business writer Nancy Dahlberg on the direction of the International Women’s Forum, developing the next generation of women leaders, and Teresa’s leadership career in industry, community and
IWF Tennessee member V. Lynn Evans, was sworn in this month as chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Evans is the first woman, the first African American and the first Memphian to serve as board chair in TVA’s 83 year history. TVA provides electricity for business customers and local
“I just never want to stop trying to make a difference — that’s what drives me every day.” – Beth A. Brooke-Marciniak Beth A. Brooke-Marciniak, Global Vice Chair, Public Policy; Diversity and Inclusiveness Sponsor at EY received the highest honor from the NCAA this week – the Theodore Roosevelt Award.
IWF France launched a new website and Twitter feed this week. Forum President Lucille Desjonqueres, CEO of Leyders Associates welcomed IWF Vice President Mina Teicher, Chair of the USA-Israel Bi-national Science Foundation and Natalia Dubinino, Vice President of IWF Russia, Vice President & Chairman of the Board, FD Group and
IWF United Kingdom member and leading employment practice attorney Elaine Aarons, who co-founded London’s Employment Lawyers’ Association was featured this week in the Jewish Chronicle in an article titled “Leading the Way for Women Lawyers.” The article focuses on her strategies for combining career, work, life and religious observance. “I
IWF Mexico member Dolores Beistegui, Director-General of the Papalote Children’s Museum in Mexico City, is leading advancements in kid-centered urban design through her vision for the 2017 renovation of the museum. The winner of Mexico’s National Architecture Competition – who will construct the new Papalote – was announced to the public in