Having an adventure can change your life because it can change your perspective on things. Allison Levine
Allison Levine is an adventurer, a mountaineer, a Polar explorer, and a New York Times bestselling author. She is passionate about teaching the world about leadership. She encourages people to
On recovering from trauma: “Let yourself feel grief. But you’ve also got to find something good in the situation.” — Geralyn Ritter
World Woman Hour honors Geralyn Ritter for leading change in a unique combination of ways. She is the author of Bone by Bone: A Memoir of Healing, an upcoming book
Science & Technology
Astronaut Christina Koch talks about living in space —and how to live more fully here on Earth
Although the early years of space travel were limited to men, 70 women thus far have flown missions to outer space. One who stands out among them is U.S. astronaut
Geralyn Ritter, A Champion For Women’s Health & World Woman Hero Of The Year
World Woman Foundation is delighted to announce Geralyn Ritter, Executive Vice President of External Affairs & ESG of Organon as the World Woman Hero honoree for 2023 during World Economic
Yvette Gonzalez, a humanitarian, bioastronautics researcher, and spacesuit technician helping teenage girls develop careers in STEM
Yvette Gonzalez is a humanitarian, bioastronautics researcher, and spacesuit technician. After a successful humanitarian career, responding to disasters all over the world, she transitioned into the space industry. She founded
Michelle McMurry-Heath, leader of a major biotech group, shares insights on women and science.
World Woman Hour honors Michelle McMurry-Heath for her leadership in the life sciences and for promoting women’s roles in those sciences. Michelle is President and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation
Nikki DeAngelis leads the development of novel cancer treatments and the next generation of women scientists.
Nikki DeAngelis serves as an inspirational leader in several ways: by her leadership in cancer research and development (R&D) , by her work in helping other women to succeed, and
Medical researcher Dr. Macaya Douoguih is a global leader in vaccine development.
Dr. Macaya Douoguih has dedicated her life to saving lives through preventive medicine. In a remarkable career that spans several continents—and is still very much in progress—she has played key
Women can do anything. Even finding the cure for rare diseases. I see no limitations- Dr. Brenda Cooperstone
Brenda Cooperstone is a trailblazer in medical research. After starting out as a practicing physician, she made a bold career move and joined the pharmaceutical company Pfizer, where she now
“WomenInnovaWorld” World Wide Platform for Innovation by Women
I came to Silicon Valley in 2009 as an expat for a global, world-leading communication company – Ericsson. It was an exciting experience arriving from Swedish culture to Silicon
Making Bold Choices: How women in data are growing their careers and nurturing new talent
“When you’ve reached the top, send the elevator back down.” It’s a phrase we hear a lot when it comes to achieving career success and helping others. It sounds idealistic,
Julie Leleu, Co-Founder, Catspad: Revolutionising the Pet Industry
Catspad is the brainchild of two high school friends, Julie Leleu and Brice Cavelier. They were on vacation when Julie’s cat, Mozart became sick. Julie, co-founder and CEO stated “Mozart means the world to
Sandrine Bender and Alizée Gottardo inventor of Meyko for children with Asthma
Meyko was born out of the meeting of minds between Sandrine Bender and Alizée Gottardo during a training program on the Internet of Things, aimed at making engineers and designers collaborate. The enthusiasm that grew throughout
Women Leaders Should Create Pink Oceans™ – Not Compete in Gray Markets
We are familiar with the concept of a “blue ocean” strategy developed by the famed book of that title written by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne. It is the
Investing in Women is Key to Ending Global Hunger and Poverty
The Copperbelt region in the north of Zambia is known for one thing – mining. So, when a group of women from the area declared that they wanted to farm,
World Woman Hero Ghada Oueiss: A fierce advocate for change and justice for women in Middle East
World Woman Foundation is delighted to announce Ghada Oueiss, Broadcast journalist, Al Jazeera as the World Woman Hero honoree for 2023 during World Economic Forum week. The award ceremony was
Entertainment & Art
Diane Warren Named World Woman Hero 2023 for Her Exceptional Philanthropy and Music Legacy
Diane Warren has achieved incredible success in the music industry, earning numerous accolades for her exceptional songwriting and publishing work. Her success is a testament to her tenacity and perseverance,
Gilda Garza “The Mexico’s most influential celebrity artist in joins World Woman Foundation Advisory Council
According to Forbes, Gilda Garza is a celebrity-favorite artist known as “The most influential artist in Mexico,” joining the World Woman Foundation Advisory Council Board Member is committed to driving awareness
Celebrity Artist Gilda Garza and Woman Foundation Join Forces to Empower One Million Women By 2030
Queen Kamala Harris by Celebrity Artist Gilda Garza sold for $80,000 to support women and girls around the world Gilda Garza in partnership with the World Woman Foundation released a limited
Bayou Bennett on Dual Role as Wife and Partner in Production Company Dolce Films
With the motto “Let our dream manifest your dream” serving as its fuel, production company Dolce Films has a successful track record of working with leading figures ranging from artists
LIONS Members across the world to come together to create a progress-driving creative campaign for the World Woman Foundation
LIONS launches new initiative – The Brief – calling on global creative community to use their collective talent for good The Brief invites LIONS Members across the world to come
Making the World More Accepting One Magazine Cover At A Time. Valentina Sampaio
“I know who I am. I know I am Valentina. I have learned to fight for myself, and I have to find this strength to be who I am. I
Nigerian change-maker Damilola Ogunbiyi leads UN-backed global group Sustainable Energy for All
World Woman Hour recognizes an extraordinary woman for leading global change in a vital issue area. Damilola Ogunbiyi is the CEO of Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), an action group
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