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Category: Amazons on Boards

26 May

Dr. Gloria Bonder- Setting Standards in Latin America

Hermes Binner
Dr. Gloria Bonder is the Director of the Department of Gender, Society and Policies of the Latin American Postgraduate Institute of Social Sciences (FLACSO Argentina). She coordinates two regional programmes including the UNESCO Regional Chair on Women, Science and Technology in Latin America and the e-learning master’s programme on Gender, Society and Public Policies.   Bonder is the coordinator of the Global Network of UNESCO Chairs on Gender. Since 2014, she has coordinated the region’s activities in the global GenderInSITE programme, through her role as the UNESCO Regional Chair. The programme aims to influence policies and policy makers in science, technology, innovation and engineering, to integrate gender equality principles and goals. She is a researcher and consultant on Women, Science and Technology...
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28 Apr

Prof C. Hope Sadza: Championing the Cause of Women in Africa

Prof C. Hope Sadza is the Founder and Founding Vice Chancellor of the Women’s University in Africa. She holds a PhD in Public administration with the University of Zimbabwe where her research was on “Critical Organisational problems of administering and Managing Social Development in a newly-independent Public Service”: the case of Zimbabwe. She also holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration with the University of Missouri, Columbia and BSc Public Administration with the same University. She also holds a Primary Teachers Diploma with Waddilove Teachers’ College, Marondera in Zimbabwe. Professor Sadza’s employment record backdates to 1964 as a school teacher. Post-Independence she became registrar of Apprenticeship Authority in the Ministry of Manpower Planning and Development in Zimbabwe. She is one of...
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10 Mar

The Color in the Boardroom- Luisa Fernanda Lafaurie Rivera

Ms. Luisa Fernanda Lafaurie Rivera is an Independent Consultant in management, formulation and implementation of financial and corporate strategy. Ms. Rivera served as Head of the Europe Department, Europe-Center Regional Coordinator and Sales Director of Carbones de Colombia S.A. - CARBOCOL. She has occupied several positions in the public and private sectors such as Minister and Vice-minister of Mines and Energy; independent consultant; Financial and Commercial Advisor to Scudder Kemper Termotasajero and Parsons de Colombia. She has been Independent Director of Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A, Avianca since March 25, 2014. She serves as a Member of the Boards of Directors at OCENSA S.A., Oleoducto Central de Colombia S.A. ECOPETROL, ISA, ECOGAS, ISAGEN, MINERCOL and INGEOMINAS. She served as Independent Director of...
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24 Feb

An Inspiration to Arab Women- Mrs. Raja Easa Al Gurg

Mrs. Al Gurg is the Managing Director of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group LLC (ESAG), as well as a well-known businesswoman in the Middle East region. She has achieved laurels for her stellar leadership of the group under the tutelage of her father, the Chairman, H.E. Easa Saleh Al Gurg, KCVO, CBE. Her counsel and valuable insights have significantly contributed to the growth and expansion of ESAG. A leading business woman in her own right, Mrs. Al Gurg has carved a unique niche for herself in the region due to her support and encouragement of Arab women entrepreneurs.  She is the President of Dubai Business Women Council, Deputy Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Dubai Healthcare City Authority, Board member...
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