Interviews from the Women’s Forum Global Meeting 2017
Zimbini Peffer on how to lead with courage
Women's Forum 2017 Rising Talents honoree Zimbini Peffer, Marketing Director of the Foschini Retail Group in South Africa, discusses how to lead with courage.
Gisela Pinheiro on women in leadership, diversity and innovation
"Everything you do has to have a meaning, not only to the bottom line profit, but a meaning to the community, a meaning to the world." Women's Forum 2017 Rising Talents honoree Gisela Pinheiro, VP of Functional Materials & Solutions for BASF South America discusses women in leadership, diversity and innovation.
Karen Tay on combatting growing inequality
Women's Forum 2017 Rising Talents honoree Karen Tay, Smart Nation Director for the Singapore Prime Minister's Office, discusses how young leaders can help create inclusive societies to combat growing inequality.
Deborah Berger on combatting inequality in the work place
"I'm actually an outsider in this industry, which I think is a bonus for what I'm supposed to do." Women's Forum 2017 Rising Talents honoree Deborah Berger, Deputy General Manager at Chargeurs, discusses reinventing herself to work in diverse fields and how to combat inequality in the workplace.
Lauren Bohn on failure, vulnerability and what leadership looks like around the world
"Leadership doesn't necessarily have to be a woman who is a CEO." Women's Forum 2017 Rising Talents honoree Lauren Bohn, Middle East Correspondent at The Groundtruth Project, discusses failure, vulnerability and what leadership looks like around the world.
Katharina Schmitt on building a leadership team and breaking outside of your comfort zone
"Do things that you are a little bit scared of, that are outside your comfort zone." Women's Forum 2017 Rising Talents honoree Katharina Schmitt, General Manager at Ampush, discusses building a leadership team and breaking outside of your comfort zone to move yourself and your organization forward.
Estelle Touzet, Chief Sommeliere at Hôtel Ritz Paris
Tara Shirvani, Infrastructure Specialist at World Bank US
Lea Von Bidder, CEO at Ava Science Switzerland
Mina Dimitrova on sponsorship, mentorship and the importance of resilience and grit
"I think the most important factor is the example that my boss sets." Women's Forum 2017 Rising Talents honoree Mina Dimitrova, Head of Central Go To Market, EMEA at Google, on sponsorship, mentorship and the importance of resilience and grit in rising from Communist Bulgaria to global technology leadership.
Anisha Singh on Entrepreneurship and Mentorship
Women's Forum 2016 Rising Talents honoree, Anisha Singh, CEO and co-founder of India-based www.mydala.com discusses her entrepreneurial journey and her belief in the power of mentorship.
How to Empower Your Team by Never Saying No
Women's Forum 2016 Rising Talents honoree Philippine de T'Serclaes, Global Head of Thought Leadership & Strategic Partnerships at Schneider Electric, discusses empowering her team by never saying no and offers advice on finding a mentor.
Why There's No Limit to What We Can Do
Women's Forum Rising Talents 2016 honoree Adriana Marais, an inspiring Martian and one of the last 100 in the Mars One project, discusses her ambition to inspire young people in science and break boundaries saying, "There really is no limit to what we can do, and only when we believe that will we really see our dreams being attained."
How Diversity Can Benefit Innovation and Growth
Women's Forum 2016 Rising Talent honoree, Florence Tondu-Mélique, Chief Operating Officer of Hiscox Europe, discusses maximizing human capital in an industry defined by disruption and learning from failure.
How Hiring Diverse Talent Helps Build a Global Organization
Women's Forum 2016 Rising Talents honoree Audra Renyi, Executive Director of the World Wide Hearing Foundation, discusses how she seeks out diverse talent to build a global organization designed for social impact.
Increasing Gender Diversity in Tech Companies
Women's Forum 2016 Rising Talents honoree Janneke Niessen, Co-Founder of Improve Digital, discusses gender diversity in technology.
Brandi DeCarli's Advice for Women Leaders
Women's Forum 2016 Rising Talents honoree, Brandi DeCarli, Founding Partner of Farm from a Box, discusses how she deals with adversity as an entrepreneur and offers her advice for up and coming women in leadership.