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Wisdom Exchange TV is an educational resource to inspire African women to learn, lead and succeed in life, business, and community. This ‘HOW TO’ forum will provide strategies and leadership lessons from African women pioneers,trailblazers, and leaders of many. These change agents will inspire us to stretch our vision of what we can do, and what WE can be. New interviews and Expert Perspective blogs are updated regularly with the insights of the women leaders of today for tomorrow.

 

Expert Perspective

Jan 19 2018

Entrepreneur: Why Finance Would Be Better Off With More Women Leaders

by Women Presidents' Organization

By: Timothy Sykes In today’s competitive business world, some of the most impressive and successful CEOs and entrepreneurs are women. However, looking at stats across the industry, it may not seem this way. Despite the growing number of women making their mark on the professional world, there still aren’t as many women CEOs and women … Continue reading Entrepreneur: Why Finance Would Be Better Off With More Women Leaders

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Jan 17 2018

Forbes: How More Women Are Stepping Up To Fund Women Entrepreneurs In 2018

by Women Presidents' Organization

By: Geri Stengel Evidence has found that women business owners start and raise less capital than their male counterparts. Yet, the credit risk of women-owned firms that are six or more years old are indistinguishable from their male counterparts, according to Small Business Credit Survey Report on Women-Owned Firms. The under-capitalization of women-owned firms places significant … Continue reading Forbes: How More Women Are Stepping Up To Fund Women Entrepreneurs In 2018

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Jan 16 2018

WordPress 4.9.2 Security and Maintenance Release

by Ian Dunn

WordPress 4.9.2 is now available. This is a security and maintenance release for all versions since WordPress 3.7. We strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. An XSS vulnerability was discovered in the Flash fallback files in MediaElement, a library that is included with WordPress. Because the Flash files are no longer needed for […]

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Jan 15 2018

The Encore – AVIS: Commit to Eliminating Distractions

by Women Presidents' Organization

Don’t become a statistic. Take ownership for your actions behind the wheel. Be at your best! Whether driving to a meeting or after business hours, it requires your full attention. Sending or receiving a text takes a driver’s eyes from the road for an average of 4.6 seconds. This is the equivalent, at 55 mph, … Continue reading The Encore – AVIS: Commit to Eliminating Distractions

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Jan 12 2018

Fortune: Hershey’s CEO on Professional Growth and Women in Business

by Women Presidents' Organization

By:  SUSIE GHARIB When Michele Buck was tapped to run Hershey (HSY, -2.53%) in March 2017, she became the first female CEO in the company’s 123-year history. Fortune included her on our 2017 list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business for the first time. And she is now a member of the elite club of women CEOs running Fortune 500 … Continue reading Fortune: Hershey’s CEO on Professional Growth and Women in Business

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Jan 10 2018

Deloitte – 2017 Board Diversity Survey: Seeing Is Believing. The benefits of diversity in the boardroom.

by Women Presidents' Organization

The evidence is in. Business leaders clearly believe in the benefits of diversity on their boards of directors. Yet it’s equally clear that current methods of sourcing and selecting candidates tend to reinforce a lack of diversity. About the survey Three hundred board members and executives believe achieving greater diversity on corporate boards is a … Continue reading Deloitte – 2017 Board Diversity Survey: Seeing Is Believing. The benefits of diversity in the boardroom.

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Jan 08 2018

Advantage | Forbes Books: Why Networking Is Not Overrated

by Women Presidents' Organization

By: Bea Wray I read an editorial recently in The New York Times with one eye on the paper and the other one rolling in the back of my head. (Metaphorically, that is. Do not try this at home!) The piece, written by Professor Adam Grant of the Wharton School, is called “Networking Is Overrated.” The essence … Continue reading Advantage | Forbes Books: Why Networking Is Not Overrated

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Jan 19 2018

Entrepreneur: Why Finance Would Be Better Off With More Women Leaders

by Women Presidents' Organization

By: Timothy Sykes In today’s competitive business world, some of the most impressive and successful CEOs and entrepreneurs are women. However, looking at stats across the industry, it may not seem this way. Despite the growing number of women making their mark on the professional world, there still aren’t as many women CEOs and women … Continue reading Entrepreneur: Why Finance Would Be Better Off With More Women Leaders

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Jan 17 2018

Forbes: How More Women Are Stepping Up To Fund Women Entrepreneurs In 2018

by Women Presidents' Organization

By: Geri Stengel Evidence has found that women business owners start and raise less capital than their male counterparts. Yet, the credit risk of women-owned firms that are six or more years old are indistinguishable from their male counterparts, according to Small Business Credit Survey Report on Women-Owned Firms. The under-capitalization of women-owned firms places significant … Continue reading Forbes: How More Women Are Stepping Up To Fund Women Entrepreneurs In 2018

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