Inspiring Women Leaders Interview Series with Marian Spier

Inspiring Women Leaders Interview Series with Marian Spier

Marian Spier, a social entrepreneur, consultant, CEO, and founder of TEDxAmsterdamWomen and FEM-START sat down with Rise and Lead Founder Ebere Akadiri for our Inspiring Women Leaders Interview Series. The Inspiring Women Leaders Series is an initiative where we...
African Women Address Food Insecurity and Other Threats of COVID-19

African Women Address Food Insecurity and Other Threats of COVID-19

The World Food Program (WFP) warns that COVID-19 could double the number of people in the world facing food insecurity, pushing it to more than 265 million people by the end of this year. While the pandemic is still unfolding, Africa is sure to be among the hardest...
Self-Care for Virtual Leaders

Self-Care for Virtual Leaders

The current health crisis has upended our lives in so many ways. We may be working more hours than before or far fewer than we would like. At the same time, we must manage our family’s needs as we each experience anxiety, fear, anger, and sadness as we grieve the loss...
Is Your Business Prepared for Covid-19 and its Aftermath?

Is Your Business Prepared for Covid-19 and its Aftermath?

This March, news about the coronavirus hit home in the Netherlands. The Dutch by nature, love skating and going on short vacations. Every school holiday means a holiday for the whole family. So, many people had travelled outside the Netherlands, and we understand so...
The Undesirable Qualities of Leaders and How to Fix Them

The Undesirable Qualities of Leaders and How to Fix Them

Rise and Lead Mentoring Circle Conversations During the International Women’s Day (IWD) Celebration at Elsevier Recently, Elsevier invited me as a keynote speaker to share my signature talk on how to rise to leadership at their IWD celebration.  IWD was celebrated...