Balsam Al-Ayoub: Cut and Thrust for Multi-talented Philanthropist

Balsam Al-Ayoub has been fighting for Kuwait — and gender equality — since she was a child. Al-Ayoub’s parents encouraged her and her sister, Lulwa, to get involved in sports at an early age. The sisters gravitated towards fencing, even

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Anna Radulovski: ‘Mompreneur’ Shares Struggles and Wins: is This the Next Unicorn in the Making…?

Anna Radulovski doesn’t just want to make money — she wants to make impacts. Born and raised in the Ukraine, Radulovski now calls California home. In a podcast interview focused on empowerment and leadership, Radulovski spoke of her struggles —

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Dr Chitwan Malhotra: Healthcare Hands Meet Across the Waters in Push for Rebuild

The global pandemic has exposed the flaws and inequalities of the world’s healthcare systems. But doctor Chitwan Malhotra, the executive director of the UNSDG Health Partnership in Geneva, believes it also represents an opportunity to build back better. “I believe

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Dame Helena Morrissey: Women Rising to the Top and Helping Business to Flourish

Dame Helena Morrissey understands how isolating and intimidating it can be for women in the male-dominated financial sector. She’s a seasoned expert with over three decades of experience in the financial services sector. During her 15-year tenure as CEO of

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Rosabeth Moss Kanter: A Glowing Academic Career that Defies Attempts at Abbreviation

The problem of profiling Rosabeth Moss Kanter, holder of the Ernest L Arbuckle Professorship at Harvard Business School, is trying to fit her accolades into the allotted space. Kanter advises CEOs and senior executives via her consulting group, and was

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SASB CEO Janine Guillot: Following Personal Passions Into the World of Sustainability

Janine Guillot, CEO of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), has an enduring love of the great outdoors that has stoked and strengthened her passion for sustainability. Guillot graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas and began her career as

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Anita McBain: Spreading the Gospel of ESG to the Investment World in Clear, Honest and Understandable Terms

Anita McBain is part of a new breed of professionals that believe the industry must focus on the ecological risks of an inter-connected world — and find solutions, fast. As the Covid-19 pandemic began to spread across the globe, McBain

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Dissident’s Daughter, Crusader for Health and Women’s Rights: Sheikha Moza bint Nasser al-Missned

When Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser, mother of current Emir of Qatar, inaugurated WISH 2020 (World Summit For Health) in Doha in November, she did so in her official capacity as president of the Qatar Foundation. Her unofficial role was once

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Poverty Myths, and Professorial ‘Power Couple’ Dispelling Them

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo give new meaning to the term “power couple”. The husband-and-wife team are economics professors at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), critically acclaimed authors and, most recently, Nobel laureates. The duo has dedicated their lives to

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Joy to the World — Founding Father of Indian Company with Mission for Health

“When you spread joy, it returns to you multiplied,” says Huzaifa Khorakiwala, more commonly known as “Sir Dr Huz”. Wise words from the good doctor, who has wasted no time in putting his own principles to practice. Khorakiwala serves as

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