Antonia and Joyce: Spirit of Ubuntu

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Los Angeles – Day 2

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New York – Day 5 Takeaways

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Paris – Day 1

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

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Spotlight: Kim Kingsley

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Unleashed

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Stories

Daily recaps, stories of impact and perspectives on mentoring

November 9, 2018

Three Days in Dublin

Kathy O’Hearn It was day three at the Global Ambassadors Program (GAP) in Dublin when I heard my favorite new phrase: LONG TAIL. Long tail is a theory that our…

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November 6, 2018

Leadership Means Letting Go

How long should a successful entrepreneur trust her gut? It’s a question I’ve been considering since returning from an incredible week in Dublin with Vital Voices. I was honored to…

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October 25, 2018

Dublin – Takeaways

Ntombenhle Khathwane and Morra Aarons-Mele When Ntombenhle Khathwane started AfroBotanics seven years ago in South Africa, she faced little competition. The natural hair and…

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October 12, 2018

Dublin – Catching Up with Ntombenhle and Morra

Ntombenhle Khathwane and her mentor Morra Aarons-Mele, did not waste a moment of the GAP Dublin week. As CEO and founder of AfroBotanics, Ntombenhle transforms culture through her natural…

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October 11, 2018

Dublin – Catching Up with Shilpi and Norah

Shilpi Singh, co-founder of Unhotel, is an experiential travel innovator in India. She was paired with Global Ambassador Norah Casey, a business and media icon in Ireland committed to women’s…

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September 24, 2018

Dublin Bound: Advancing Global Women’s Leadership and Entrepreneurship

“Leadership means that when you take a step forward, you turn round and pull somebody else into that space.” – Inez McCormack I’m just back from an energizing United Nations…

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Carol Fitzsimons is chief executive of Young Enterprise Northern Ireland, an organization that helps over 100,000 young people across Northern Ireland each year explore their entrepreneurial potential and prepare…

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The Global Ambassadors Program to be held in Dublin, Ireland, October 8-12, 2018, will address the ongoing needs and challenges facing women leaders engaged in the private sector and…

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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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March 20, 2018

New York City – Day 1

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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