Tag Archives: Women

Solar Sister Eva Walusimbi

Solar Sisters Light Up Africa

Small organisations can make a difference too! Solar Sister is a network of women selling solar lighting to poor communities. The women make a commission on each sale, with most of them spending the extra income on education for their children. […]

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Edgy Boots, IT Microwork and Poverty Reduction: Leila Janah links them all

Moved by the lack of opportunities girls in Africa face, Leila Janah, then a teenager, determined to dedicate her life to help give others a chance in life. Since then she’s started a number of initiatives focused on improving the prospects of women and youth around the world by leveraging her connections in North America and generating microwork for those living in poverty. […]

Women in Business: My Research Journey to Date

As my first post to our blog, I’d like to provide a brief introduction to my published work, which includes two articles and a book chapter regarding the experiences of Western female professionals working in emerging markets.

My interests lie at the intersection of international business and strategic management, although I am also interested in what happens at an individual level. […]