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Rachita Sharma

CEO, Girl Power Talk Rachita Sharma is a technology entrepreneur, financial literacy advocate, and gender rights activist. Rachita is the CEO of Girl Power Talk, a purpose-driven organization empowering today’s most capable youth with the confidence, knowledge, and opportunity to become tomorrow’s global leaders.

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Boosting STEM Training for African Women

Boosting STEM Training for African Women: Why Tech-Related Skills Are Key to the Continent’s Progress

Around the globe, young women are discovering new opportunities in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields through community training programs. However, the skills gap between men and women is still wide. As the world becomes more reliant on a digital tech economy, African women’s lack of technical skills is undermining their capacity to achieve their economic …

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The Power of Fewer Words: Do Introverts Make Better Business Leaders?

The stereotype of business leadership is one of outgoing, extroverted power. We envision a fast-walking executive with endless energy, barking orders and making deals, able to enter any room and immediately take control, handling any difficulty with effortless charm and remarkable ease. This idea has been celebrated in movies, politics, and our culture for decades. …

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The Importance Of Onboarding: A Guide To Ensuring Your New Employees Succeed—And Stick Around

In today’s economy, companies that are serious about retaining the best, most talented employees know that investing time, energy and resources into a great onboarding experience pays off. Many of us have experienced anxiously preparing for our first day at a new job. You try on a flurry of outfits as you decide what to …

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Inclusive Leadership: Seven Keys to a 21st – Century Skill

The long-time US civil rights activist the Reverend Jesse Jackson is often quoted on the subject of inclusion and these two particular axioms of his are becoming more relevant to business leaders with every passing day. In a world where diversity — among consumers, markets, and workforce talent — is growing, the ability to create …

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How Saving and Investing Can Help Women Achieve Financial Independence

“Only 18% of retirement-age women can pass a basic quiz on how to make a nest egg last in retirement,” according to the Retirement Income Literacy Survey from the American College of Financial Services. A lack of practical knowledge and understanding of how, when, and where to prudently manage money for the future is a foundational barrier …

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Budget Your Way to Financial Independence

People often (correctly) say that money is not the key to happiness. Whether or not you have a lot of experience managing your finances, you have probably noticed there is another side to this coin: poor money management can be a significant source of unhappiness and stress. This article was originally published on allbusiness. Read …

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What Is the Key to Happiness: Paycheck or Passion?

For a young person entering the working world, certain pressures can make choosing a career path daunting, if not downright overwhelming. Even if we are brave enough to imagine an illustrious mission for our future selves, the little voices in the back of our minds soon bring us back to daily reality. The loudest of …

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7 Timeless Tips for Connecting and Building Relationships at Conferences

1. Focus On Connecting 2. Record Important Details 3. Learn to Listen 4. Define Your Relationship 5. Learn Their Preferences 6. Focus On Qualified Contacts 7.Schedule Your Follow-Up An important part of honing our skills as business professionals are becoming better at meeting new people and building real relationships. The more we invest in practicing …

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