The Week That Was: Global Women Empowerment News Overview

By: GWL Team | Sunday, 12 May 2024

Women leaders are often on the news nowadays for their astounding achievements globally. They are showing how capable they can be in terms of growing themselves or helping their firm to grow while also contributing to the economy of their country. With their everlasting confidence and perpetual calibre, women are doing an excellent job in nearly every sector. Their participation is encouraging the inclusivity and gender balance in addition to economic balance as well. Every single day, women are making some incredible job to make each one of us proud.

This week, Global Woman Leader has again brought to you some of the biggest yet clap-worthy achievements of women along with every conference or workshop that has been scheduled for women to attend.

Look into GWL’s News section for this week’s news.

Kenya appoints Maj Gen Fatuma Gaiti Ahmed as First Woman Air Force Head

Kenya has created history by naming a woman to head the country’s air force. Maj Gen Fatuma Gaiti Ahmed has been appointed for the prestigious role. Maj Gen Fatuma’s appointment by Kenyan President, William Ruto, is especially critical owing to last month’s tragic helicopter crash incident.

Match Schedule, Fixtures All You Need to Know for T20 Women's WC 2024

On October 4, 2024, in Sylhet, the world's top female players will compete in the ICC T20 World Cup. The ICC announced on Sunday the fixtures and group match schedule for the 2024 Women's T20 World Cup, which will be held in Bangladesh.

Foodpanda participates in WIBCON'24

A delivery platform, Foodpanda has participated in Women in Business and Leadership Conference (WIBCON) '24, which was organized by the Pakistan Society for Training and Development (PSTD). The event was attended by approximately 1200-1500 participants that offered a positive platform in order to empower women leaders and advance inclusivity.

Ohio grants over $87M to Help women & Minority-Owned Tech Businesses

Ohio is handing out $86 million to private investment funds in federal taxpayer money in order to be passed on to early-stage tech companies which are women-owned/minority-owned/in underserved areas backed by venture capital.

Candace Parker becomes President of Adidas Women's Basketball

In a recent announcement by Adidas, the position of President of its Women’s Basketball has been acquired by Candace Parker. Following her retirement, she begins a new chapter of her sports journey after marking the pinnacle of 16-years partnership with the Three Stripes where they shared a mutual goal of taking women's game to a better level for the next generation of basketball athletes.

Gulfshore Business honours 10 Women as Change Makers

Gulfshore Business has honoured a total of 10 women during the the luncheon with the presence of over 100 people on May 9, 2024 at Estero’s Hyatt Regency Coconut Point. These women have done something to make a difference in the business community the nonprofit world, and Southwest Florida.