A Walk Across Two Continents

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Antonia and Joyce: Spirit of Ubuntu

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Australia – The Power of Partnership

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Australia Day 1 – A Reflection by Kathy O’Hearn

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Australia Day 2

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Australia Day 3 – A Social Conversation

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Australia Day 4 – Q&A with Ronna Pastorizo-Sekiguchi

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Australia Day 5 – Key Takeaways from the Week

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Brazil Day 2

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Brazil Days 3 & 4

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Brazil: Connecting LAC Businesswomen

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Brazil: Day 1

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Breakthroughs in Poland: Global Ambassadors Program creates lasting connections

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Celebrating 5 Years of Advancing Women’s Leadership and Economic Empowerment: Charlotte, North Carolina

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Celebrating Five Years of Advancing Women’s Leadership and Economic Empowerment: Chicago, Illinois

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Celebrating Five Years of Advancing Women’s Leadership and Economic Empowerment: Los Angeles, California

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Charlotte – Be Present. Be Open.

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Charlotte – Day 1

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Charlotte – Day 2: Rana and Terri

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Charlotte – Day 2: Reflections on Partnership

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Charlotte – Day 4: A Mentor’s Perspective

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Charlotte – Takeaways

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Chicago – Day 1

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Chicago – Day 2

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Chicago – Day 3

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Chicago – Day 4

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Chicago: September 11-15, 2017

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Coming soon: Charlotte, North Carolina, May 8-12

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Conversation with Danielle Saint-Lôt

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Day 1 New Delhi, Global Ambassadors in India

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Day 2 New Delhi, Global Ambassadors in India

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Day 3 Mumbai, Global Ambassadors

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Days 4-5 Mumbai, Global Ambassadors in India

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Dublin – Catching Up with Ntombenhle and Morra

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Dublin – Catching Up with Shilpi and Norah

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Dublin – Takeaways

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Dublin Bound: Advancing Global Women’s Leadership and Entrepreneurship

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Dublin: October 8-12, 2018

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Early Progress in the Global Ambassadors Program

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Empowering Women Business Leaders in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Empowering Women Leaders to Advance Sustainable Development: The Global Ambassadors Program Heads to Australia October 3-7

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Global Ambassadors Program in South Africa: Right Time, Right Place

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Global Ambassadors Program: First Days in Poland

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Global Ambassadors Program: Lessons Learned in Poland

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Global Ambassadors Program: Lessons Learned in Poland

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Global Ambassadors Program: Mentorship Leads to Leadership

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Global Ambassadors Program: Qatar Day 3

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Global Ambassadors Program: Qatar Day 4

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Global Ambassadors Program: South Africa

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Global Ambassadors Program: The Launch

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Helping Women Leaders in the Asia Pacific Region Find Their Voice

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Japan Day 1

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Japan Day 2

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Japan Days 3 & 4

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Just Announced: London, February 22-26, 2016

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Leadership Means Letting Go

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Leaning In to Help Build the Next Generation of Women

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Londay Day 2

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London Day 1

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London Day 3

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London Day 4

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Los Angeles – A "Game-Changing" Experience

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Los Angeles – Day 1

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Los Angeles – Day 2

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Los Angeles – Day 3 – Q & A with Veronica Soto

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Los Angeles – Day 4 – Q & A with Gizella Greene

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Los Angeles – Day 5 Takeaways

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Los Angeles: November 6-10, 2017

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Mentoring Begins in South Africa

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Mentoring Victoria and Optimism for Africa’s Future

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Mexico Day 1

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Mexico Day 2

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Mexico Day 3

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Mexico Days 4-5

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New York – Day 2 – Habiba and Jo

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New York – Day 3 – Claudia and Mine

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New York – Day 4 – Stevie and Jessica

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New York – Day 5 Takeaways

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New York City – Day 1

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New York City: March 19-23, 2018

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Next stop: Australia!

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Northern Ireland Day 1

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Northern Ireland Day 2

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Northern Ireland Day 3

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Northern Ireland Day 4

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Northern Ireland Day 5

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Paris – Day 1

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Paris – Day 2: A Conversation with Christina and Agnieszka

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Paris – Day 3: Jean Hwang Carrant and Saba Nazar

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Paris, France: Advancing Women’s Leadership and Economic Empowerment in Europe

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Paris: November 11-15, 2019

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Perspectives on Mentoring

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Puerto Rico – Day 1

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Puerto Rico – Day 2: Mariangie & Silvina

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Puerto Rico – Day 3: Auralís Herrero-Lugo & Carmen Cedré

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Puerto Rico – Takeaways

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Puerto Rico: Advancing Women in Business, Social Enterprise & Community Nonprofits

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Puerto Rico: March 18-22, 2019

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Qatar Days 1-2

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Qatar: Investing in Women’s Leadership and Economic Development in the Middle East

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Reflections after London

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Singapore | Women in Southeast Asia From Poverty to Prosperity

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Singapore Day 1

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Singapore Day 2

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Singapore Day 3

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Singapore Day 4

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Singapore Reflections

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Social Change and Economic Opportunity: Empowering Women Leaders from the Middle East & North Africa and Eastern Europe

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South Africa 2015: Empowering Women Leaders Fighting HIV/AIDS

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South Africa Day 2

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South Africa Day 3 – Toward a Platform for Women’s Voice and Agency

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Spotlight on Women in Business: An Interview with Love & Sense CEO Tamae Takatsu

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Spotlight: Catching up with Carol Fitzsimons

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Spotlight: Celebrating 5 Years | 3 Stories of Impact

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Spotlight: Eleanor ‘Tabi’ Haller-Jorden

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Spotlight: Eleanor ‘Tabi’ Haller-Jorden reflects on GAP Chicago

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Spotlight: Jennifer Taylor

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Spotlight: Juna Mathema

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Spotlight: Karla Borges Furlaneto

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Spotlight: Katy Knox

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Spotlight: Kim Kingsley

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Spotlight: Mari Sawai

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Spotlight: María Gabriela Hoch

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Spotlight: Q&A with Kelly Fair

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Spotlight: Reunion Luncheon

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Spotlight: Sarika Bhattacharyya

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Spotlight: Yanina Faour

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The Global Ambassadors Program sparks lifelong mentorship from Mexico City, to New York, to Granada

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The Power of Mentoring to Accelerate Women’s Leadership & Economic Empowerment: GAP Heads to New York City

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Three Days in Dublin

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Unleashed

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Valley of a Thousand Dreams

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Visit to Themba Lethu (Our Hope)

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Welcome to Warsaw: Women Entrepreneurs in Central and Eastern Europe

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Women Shine, Women Lead: Supporting Entrepreneurship & Economic Empowerment in Japan

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Women’s Advancement in India’s Growing Economy: Global Ambassadors Program Kicks Off in New Delhi and Mumbai

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Women’s Economic Empowerment in Post-Conflict and Ongoing Peacebuilding

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Stories

Daily recaps, stories of impact and perspectives on mentoring

Anjali Besley and Iryna Rubis  Iryna (right) is CEO of Ekonomika+, a business and sustainable services content provider in Eastern Europe. She worked with mentor Anjali Besley (left)…

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April 10, 2018

New York – Day 4 – Stevie and Jessica

Stevie Howell, founder of Stevie Howell LLC, began the week as, what her mentor called “an accidental apparel designer.” By Friday, Stevie and her mentor Jessica Abrahams, chair of the…

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Claudia Castellanos Roques is the founder and managing director of Black Mamba Foods, a fair trade brand based in Swaziland that manufactures and distributes gourmet chili products. Her Global Ambassador…

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March 22, 2018

New York – Day 2 – Habiba and Jo

Habiba Ali is a mentee in the Global Ambassadors Program New York City event. She is CEO of Sosai Renewable Energies, a social enterprise offering efficient, reliable and sustainable products…

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Our first Global Ambassadors Program (GAP) in New York City is off to a great start as mentors and mentees finally met in person to begin a week of mentoring…

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March 15, 2018

The Power of Mentoring to Accelerate Women’s Leadership & Economic Empowerment: GAP Heads to New York City

Zoë Dean-Smith Hello 2018! We’re just days away from our first Global Ambassadors Program (GAP) of the year, to be held in New York City March 19-23, followed…

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Kelly Fair is founder and executive director of Polished Pebbled Girls Mentoring Program. She was paired with Eleanor ‘Tabi’ Haller-Jorden, president and CEO of The Paradigm Forum GmbH, a…

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The Global Ambassadors Program to be held in New York City, March 19-23, 2018, will address the ongoing needs and challenges facing women leaders engaged in the private sector and…

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Barbara Cendejas and Kerri Schroeder “When I came here I thought I shared with Carrie everything about my business,” said Barbara Cendejas, owner of a digital marketing firm in…

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November 14, 2017

Los Angeles – A "Game-Changing" Experience

The Global Ambassadors Program (GAP) was a game-changing experience for me. When I first learned about it I thought it would be a good learning and academic experience and a…

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November 14, 2017

Spotlight: Eleanor ‘Tabi’ Haller-Jorden reflects on GAP Chicago

Every so often, circumstances allow us to invite a Global Ambassador to participate as a mentor a second time. Eleanor “Tabi” Haller-Jorden first traveled to Belfast, Northern Ireland with us…

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Gizella Greene is general manager and co-founder of SuperFoods Ecuador. We set her up with former IBM executive Marilyn Johnson, founder of MarilynJSpeaks, based in Washington, D.C.

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November 9, 2017

Los Angeles – Day 3 – Q & A with Veronica Soto

Veronica Soto is a lawyer, mother, consultant, nonprofit founder and forklift expert. For the past 22 years, she has managed GID Industries, an industrial machinery company in Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico.

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November 9, 2017

Los Angeles – Day 2

A full day of workshops and one-on-one mentoring filled our second day in Los Angeles as mentees and their Global Ambassadors rolled up their sleeves to begin a week of…

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November 7, 2017

Los Angeles – Day 1

Lights…camera…action! After weeks of preparation, Global Ambassadors and mentees met face-to-face for the first time in L.A., ready for an intense week of mentoring, training workshops and networking designed to…

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November 1, 2017

Celebrating Five Years of Advancing Women’s Leadership and Economic Empowerment: Los Angeles, California

Zoë Dean-Smith As I write this blog, 11 powerhouse women leaders from throughout Latin America and California are making arrangements to leave their businesses, organizations and family obligations…

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September 20, 2017

Chicago – Day 4

Two years ago when I heard Zoë Dean-Smith describe the Global Ambassadors Program, I knew that I wanted to be a part of it. I work in the Philippines, where…

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September 14, 2017

Chicago – Day 3

Day 3: Three Minutes with Loredana and Megan Mentee Loredana Introini is the director coordinator of the Falcone Foundation, named for Judge Giovanni Falcone who was killed by the mafia…

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September 13, 2017

Chicago – Day 2

Risk. That was the theme of this second day of the Global Ambassadors Program in Chicago. Trainer Kathleen Holland opened the day with a simple question: Why do strategic plans…

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September 12, 2017

Chicago – Day 1

Today was the official start of the Global Ambassadors Program (GAP) in Chicago, and we welcomed 11 Global Ambassadors and 11 mentees for the first full day of what will be…

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