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Maha Jouini Opens Pathways to AI and Digital Tech for African Women

In Africa, African Influence, Publisher Channel, Technology, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

 Maha Jouini is an AI expert and passionate advocate for women interested in working in technology and developing digital skills. Her challenging journey from Tunisia to Mauritania to founding the African Center for AI and Digital Technology is filled with hard-won points for women like herself. She shares her story and her passionate plea for women everywhere to stand …

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Women’s Empowerment on a Global Scale – What That Looks Like When an Empowered Latino Woman Leads

In Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

 Irma Sanchez is a Latino woman, mother, and entrepreneur living in California. Proudly providing leadership in women’s empowerment, she’s creating an impact through the Women’s Economic Forum as their representative in the Silicon Valley area. But, that’s only one of the many roles she fills in helping women to find their true selves and progress toward their own impact. …

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Fawzia Koofi Began Impacting the Future for Afghan Women When She Won a Seat in Parliament

In Diplomat, Education, gender equality, Human Rights, Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

Fawzia Koofi is one of the bravest and most confident young women you’ll meet. Education is partly responsible for that, and also, she’d tell you, her father’s good name as a legislator, but, what you learn when you meet her is that she owns herself. Fawzia’s passage from child to determined woman onto political leadership is a journey like most …

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HM Dr Uba Iwunwa Uses Her Artistry and Monarchy to Help African Widows

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Peace, Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

Her Majesty Dr. Uba Iwunwa is an actor, vocal artist, and awarded humanitarian, referred to as the “Empress of Peace.” Using her own personal story of overcoming gender challenges, she is carrying on the royal legacy her father left her to impact the world with her talents and her leadership abilities. Her Majesty (of the African Dynasty of the Monarchy …

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Bishnu Pariyar is Bringing Equality to Women in Nepal Regardless of Caste Status

In Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

Determination plus courage and education pushed Bishnu Pariyar beyond her own limits as a lower caste member of a village in Nepal. Her story is one that will be retold in books and films, but, for Frontrunners Innovate, Bishnu shares her story, her work, and how this type of diversity movement is leveling the “playing field” for women in her …

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Katja Iversen Sets Equality and Purpose-Driven Leadership on the Sustainability Path

In gender equality, Human Rights, Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

Katja Iversen fills several roles under the titles of influencer and leader that include author, speaker, consultant, board member, and policymaker. Her work over the course of 25 years has been significant in making a difference to girls, women leaders, and politicians worldwide, thus pulling her from her UN work to the private world into board rooms, serving on presidential …

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Divyanshi Mehta Works to Change Viewpoints on Women’s Rights

In Empowerment, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Divyanshi Mehta is an analyst, speaker, and content developer who also serves as the State General Secretary for the National Youth Council in India. It is the latter that is giving her the platform for the very strong voice she uses to create impact for women. As she also sits on the Advisory Council of the Anti-Sexual Harassment National Council, …

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Jennifer Ettinger is a Red Carpet PR Pro Who Empowers Women to Have Their Own Break Throughs

In Empowerment, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Jennifer Ettinger is a Social PR Strategist, Founder of Pink Dreams Inc and Fit Your Style, but all of this success came after some pretty tough times that included a debilitating illness. Then, it happened; the door to opportunity opened and she walked through and right onto the red carpet. But, Jennifer’s story continues into work that opens similar doors …

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Dr. Karen Lomax Claimed Her New Life The Day Her Old One Left and Now Helps Other Women on Their Journey

In Empowerment, Frontrunners in Faith, Publisher Channel, veterans, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

H.E. Dr. Karen D. Lomax, BCMCLC is a remarkable, vivacious, veteran, chaplain, life coach, and literary agent. She is a major force for helping women find themselves, especially during and after hard times. Dr. Lomax is the Founder and President of Karen Lomax Ministries, KAIROS Editing and Publishing, H.E.R.R.S. LLC Professional Life Coaching, and H.I.S. Outreach Ministry. Dr. Lomax has …

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Monica Kretschmer Supports and Inspires All Women Through The Universal Womens Network™

In Networking, Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Casey Riley

The Founder and CEO of The Universal Womens Network™, Monica Kretschmer, has a challenge-to-success story of her own that has allowed her to put the framework together to support other women. Monica celebrates women (and the men who support them) through awards, mentors, education, publicity, and more. The Universal Womens Network™ is a global platform committed to advance gender equality, …