Guest Contributor

Meet our remarkable guest contributors from emerging economies. They span all ages, sectors, positions and regions. Here they share their personal journeys, lessons learned and advice to help other women – like you – on your path to succeess.

Male Mentors Still Key to Success of Female Founders

Most of us can recount a meal or meeting with a colleague or boss that was game-changing for our career. For much of our careers, women have been in such a minority, that male mentors were likely to be…

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The Case for Including White Men in the Corporate Diversity Discussion

Ernst & Young LLP’s October 2017 survey, “EY Studies Race, Gender and Exclusion at Work,” was an attempt to study different demographic groups’ sense of “belonging” and see if respondents have felt personally excluded at work, and why. The study included a sample size of more than 1,000 full-time employed U.S. Americans. Researchers found that […]

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Pronoun Thoughts – She and He

Brad Feld realized that his default pronoun for writing and speaking has been male gendered. As he continued to become more aware of pronoun usage, he resolved to …

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Tough Career Choices and the Men Who Mentored, Sponsored Me

Lourdes Lamasney

How taking a risk, my father, boss, and work partner helped accelerate my advertising career across two continents…

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Lean, Learn, Level Up Your Career!

For those of you who are facing a similar situation at your jobs, here are few ways I dealt with the unexpected increase in the workload and professional responsibilities…

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Bold Curiosity: Celeste Stewart of South Africa

celeste stewart bold curiosity south africa

“UNDETERRED taught me to define my own success. At this point in my life, I define success on a number of different levels…”

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A Slide-by-Slide Guide to a Killer Investor Pitch

how to create a killer investor pitch slides The Way Women Work Elizabeth Kraus

Through my own experience as an investor, the best of the existing resources I found, and input from several angel investors, here is the format I’d recommend for your investor pitch, only 13-15 slides…

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How to Grow Your Company’s Revenue 1000% in One Year

Diana Kander All in Startup

“What had I gotten myself into? I thought, ‘I can’t do $1 million in revenue, that’s impossible!'” New York Times Best-selling author Diana Kander shares a pivotal moment in her life as an entrepreneur…

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5 Criteria Juries Use to Select the Best Startup Pitch

Want to have the best startup pitch? Marta Cruz is the co-founder of NXTP labs, one the most active technology investment funds in Latin America with a portfolio of more than 150 startups…

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​Women Entrepreneurs: Not Afraid of Dreaming Big or Failing Fast

Susana Garcia-Robles, founder of WeXchange, sheds light on how to reframe success. WeXchange connects dynamic women entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean, mentors and investors.

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