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Elizabeth Irungu, CFA: The Power of Intellect, Confidence and Sheer Determination.

About Elizabeth Irungu Expanding The Horizons Elizabeth Irungu shares her incredible journey of facing all the odds, undertaking new challenges, pursuing CFA, and becoming a woman of excellence along the course. I come from a humble background, having spent the majority of my childhood in Central Kenya. As I grew up in years, my love for …

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Harriet Khataba’s Tales on Business, Passion and Humanity

About Harriet Khataba The Career Journey Girl Power Talk interviews Harriet Khataba, the Founder of Her Story Matters, on her journey as a woman entrepreneur and a voice of women in leadership. “People don’t know what to do with a woman who is powerful or a woman in her power.” My business journey and interest started unknowingly …

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Nurturing Healing Love: How Scarlett Lewis Rose above Grief through Forgiveness

About Scarlett Lewis Building The Choose Love Program Scarlett Lewis, the founder of the Choose Love Movement and writer of the book Nurturing Healing Love, shares with Girl Power Talk her journey of grief, forgiveness, love, and finding gratitude amidst the hardest of times. Every Christmas, my family used to read stories about people who overcame their difficulties. …

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Rethinking Nutrition: Tolulope Aina’s Journey of Revolutionizing Agriculture

About Tolulope Aina Choosing Agriculture Journey in the Patriarchal World Advice to Young Leaders Tolulope Aina talks about her remarkable journey of transforming agriculture and the way people look at nutrition through Tolulope Foods and Agro Learn. I grew up in the city of Lagos in Nigeria and I was an only child before my younger …

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The Powerful Journey of Tarianna Stewart, Ph.D. : Bridging the Gender Gap in STEM

Entering the STEM field Seizing Opportunities Demand for Change Future Goals Tarianna Stewart, Ph.D., shares with Girl Power Talk her career trajectory as someone who is working to bridge the gender gap in STEM. My route to STEM was a bit unusual. As a kid, I emulated my parents, so science was all that I …

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Meet Sana Afouaiz: Creating a Better Tomorrow Through Uplifting Women

The Early Journey Founding "Womenpreneur" Mindsets Regarding Women Seeking Inspiration Sana Afouaiz, the Founder and Director of the Womenpreneur Initiative, talks about her journey as an advocate for women across the globe. My feminist journey started in Morocco, where I was born and raised. I grew up in a very conservative environment where social injustices …

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George Gabor Burt: Grab Your Slingshot: Curiosity, Imagination, and Innovation

Initial Years Entering the Business World Positioning "Slingshot" Re-Imagining Boundaries George Gabor Burt, Director at Blue Ocean Strategy, shares how innovation and an innate sense of curiosity pave way for success. Fun fact: for a brief moment, I was once the youngest person on Earth. If you think about it, this is true for everyone, …

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The Story of Aditya Arora: The Youngest Padma Shri Nominee

The Love for Entrepreneurship Helping Others The Power of Education Sources of Happiness Aditya Arora, an Angel Investor, Public Speaker, and the Youngest Padma Shri Nominee shares his journey towards youth leadership. “Ever since childhood, I had a drive to stand apart from others.” I always wanted to be an entrepreneur. Studying finance and investment …

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Shalini P Sawkar: Making Her Pen the Sword Against Societal Stereotypes

Early Childhood The Writing Journey Exploring Fiction Looking Forward Shalini P Sawkar, the writer of the book 'The Murder of Jay Shekhar', shares how she evolved as a writer. My love for writing comes as naturally to me as breathing! Ever since I turned ten, I wanted to write and not stop. I grew up …

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