HOLLYWOOD MEETS ORGANIZED CRIME
The Global Ambassadors Program celebrated five years of mentorship this past month in Chicago, IL. We connect women leaders at a tipping point in their professional, business and leadership paths with established women executives for mentorship. Check out what happened when we paired a Hollywood executive with an Italian anti-mafia educator.
THE VITAL VOICES OF OUR TIME
Check out the next episode of our new podcast series. Vital Voices President & CEO, Alyse Nelson, sits down with VVLead Ambassador, activist & filmmaker, Samar Minallah Khan.
ADVOCACY ON THE RUNWAY
2017 Global Leadership Awards Honoree, Ariela Suster, had her work on display during New York Fashion Week. Her jewelry served as accessories to DVF originals. Catch up with Ariela and other women in our global network of leaders and change-makers.
LAST CALL: VV GROW
September 22nd is the last day to submit an application for consideration to the VV Grow Fellowship. The VV GROW Fellowship: A Leading Global Accelerator for Women Entrepreneurs is a highly competitive one-year global accelerator program for women owners of small and medium businesses. Apply today!
COURAGE TO CREATE CHANGE
On September 30th, Vital Voices Northwest Council will host the 5th Annual Vital Voices Seattle event at the Seattle Art Museum. Featured speakers include 2017 Global Leadership Awards Honorees Ariela Suster, founder & Creative Director of SEQUENCE Apparel LLC, and ElsaMarie D’Silva, Founder & CEO of Red Dot Foundation (Safecity) India.
BEFORE YOU GO…
- Fortune released the 2017 Most Powerful Women list. Meet the most powerful women of 2017!
- “Bring women to the front of their own stories.” The 69th Emmy awards marked a historical night for women.
- “How many women run major companies?” Just 6 percent of the nation’s highest-profile CEOs are women.
- There’s a strong case to be made for investing more venture capitalist money in women-led startups.