Message in celebration of Worldwide Ladies’s Day, March 8, 2021
by Donna Each, President, Worldwide Ladies’s Discussion board (IWF) Barbados
Barbados – New president of the Barbados Chapter of the Worldwide Ladies’s Discussion board (IWF), Donna Each, stated that the chapter was happy to affix in celebrating Worldwide Ladies’s Day and that it absolutely endorses the theme #ChoosetoChallenge.
“IWF Barbados is a chapter of girls leaders who select to problem the established order, whether or not it’s ladies in poverty, gender inequality or the under-representation of girls in STEM careers, on boards of administrators or in different management positions. To this finish, we are going to proceed to work on our areas of focus: Ladies in STEM, ladies on boards and the monetary empowerment of younger ladies,” Each stated.
To have a good time Worldwide Day of Ladies and Ladies in Science final month, IWF highlighted eleven Barbadian ladies in STEM careers, via vlogs posted on their social media platforms, to encourage ladies and younger ladies to think about not solely finding out STEM topics however pursuing careers in these fields.
“Within the coming days we will likely be publishing the findings of our report ‘Analysis of Board Range in Barbados’ which reveals the gender range index of boards of administrators in Barbados. We anticipate this to generate a lot dialogue and whereas we’re wanting ahead to these conversations, we will likely be extra centered on creating methods to extend the illustration of girls on the boards of our firms.
“At the moment, on Worldwide Ladies’s Day, we acknowledge and have a good time the braveness and dedication of these ladies on the frontline in Barbados, who haven’t solely chosen to problem the established order via their careers, however who bravely face the challenges that this pandemic continues to current. Thanks on your stalwart dedication and contribution to our nation presently,” Each stated.
IWF is a membership organisation comprised of greater than 7 000 various and achieved ladies from 33 nations on six continents. Members embrace executives, authorities leaders from the native to sovereign degree, worldwide non-profit leaders, and luminaries from the academy, arts, and sciences. Its members are trailblazers, innovators, and pioneers united to advance ladies’s management globally and regionally.
The IWF Barbados discussion board was began in October 2018 and is made up of 35 ladies leaders resident in Barbados from various backgrounds, industries, nationalities and experiences. (PR)