If we are to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals, particularly Goal 5, achieving gender equality Empowering women in the economy and closing gender gaps in the world of work are key.
• In light of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic and the rise of digital transformation, there is a sense of urgency for a campaign to help more women succeed in STEM related professions or businesses. No-one should be left behind
• So we have created this 100 Day Unleashing my superpowers campaign in which I have taken my own time and 30 phenomenal accomplished role model women who have volunteered and partnered with me to share their inspirational stories on how they have navigated the male dominated work places to succeed in their careers
• Who do we have and how did we select. I simply put it out there, approached women across the globe, used networks and got overwhelming yeses. If you are on a mission, it doesn’t matter, who is speaking, or who started the idea. Let me tell you something, if something is good, people will follow you.
• We have also done 2 surveys. One for some C-Suite women in STEM leadership who could not participate in the interviews and another for women Specialists to Seniro Manager level to understand some of the challenges they are facing in light of COVID-19.