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The Women Getting It Done Series

The Women’s Global Leadership Initiative (WGLI) focuses on empowering and encouraging women to lead, guide and give back. In our “Women Getting It Done Series”, we profile phenomenal women who have been involved with WGLI either as a program participant or as a program contributor. For this month’s profile, we asked Beatriz Flores, to tell [...]

By |March 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Women Getting It Done Series

According to the dictionary, leadership is “the action of leading a group of people or an organization”. The Women’s Global Leadership Initiative (WGLI) focuses on empowering and encouraging women to lead, guide and give back. In our “Women Getting It Done Series”, we profile phenomenal women who have been involved with WGLI either [...]

By |February 2nd, 2019|Business, Empowerment, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Women’s Global Leadership Initiative Announces 2017 Board of Directors and Advisors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Michelle Spita 562-331-3135 Michelle.spita@wgli.org Women’s Global Leadership Initiative Announces 2017 Board of Directors and Advisors Diversity is abound with female leadership from a range of different professional and ethnic backgrounds SAN FRANCISCO — July 12, 2017 — Today, the WGLI (Women’s Global Leadership Initiative) announced the new 2017 Board of [...]

By |July 12th, 2017|Featured, News|0 Comments

Bill Gates: A Role Model for Young Women To Complete College

By Roxanne Leone The year was 1985. I was only 13 and Microsoft was in its 10th year and it was just starting to sink in that this company could, possibly, change the world. It wasn't until I was much older that I took note of the founders philanthropic side and how Bill Gates proudly [...]

By |June 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Leadership Lessons from Mom

By Veatrice Carabine Whether you believe leaders are born or made, there is no denying that mothers play an important role in shaping our development. As children, we witness their response to adversity, to challenge, or to success, and we learn from these experiences. To pay tribute to mothers this Mother’s Day, the staff here [...]

By |May 15th, 2017|Empowerment|0 Comments

WGLI Global Board Advisor, featured speaker at Women’s Economic Forum in New Delhi (5/9/2017)

San Francisco, California, May 9, 2017 — This week, the WGLI announced a major presence at the Women’s Economic Forum, a global gathering and international movement of leadership and empowerment in New Delhi, India.  Dr. Pamela Sitienei, a member of the WGLI Global Advisory Board, will be one of the influential speakers at the event. [...]

By |May 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

This Earth Day, We Honor Environmentalist Leader Rachel Carson

By Roxanne Leone You're probably one of the 1 billion people worldwide who celebrate Earth Day, which was first inaugurated by a group of American environmentalists on April 22, 1970. Twenty years later Earth Day went global, and today, it's the largest civic observance in the world! But even though Earth Day began in the [...]

Tax Day: Could It Be the New International Women’s Day?

By Michelle Spita Happy Tax Day, that time-honored tradition when most Americans are scrambling last minute to file their taxes. Americans usually use their tax refunds for lavish vacations and pricey, unnecessary purchases, and sure, one could make the argument that the spike of cash hitting the market is good for the economy. But here’s [...]

Happy No Housework Day

By Michelle Spita A few weeks back, a British man was publicly mortified when his two young children burst into his home office in the middle of a live on-camera interview with the BBC. It was a scenario many parents could relate to, and naturally the clip went viral. But it also sparked a larger [...]

Celebrate #EqualPayDay, Phenomenal Women!

Today is Equal Pay Day and there's no question this day is significant to WGLI. This date symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. By now we are all familiar with the statistic that a woman working full-time, year-round makes, on average 80 percent [...]