There has never been a better time for women to succeed. Everything in our society is pointing for women to get involved, take charge and reach a new level of leadership.
During the June 29th WomanUP event, speaker Meridith Elliott Powell talked about the opportunities for women to succeed and strategies to get there.
Studies show that companies that engage women in variety of roles and leadership outperform their competitors in many ways – innovation, client loyalty, profitability and more.
As Meridith shared, women-owned businesses employ more than 19 million people and are growing at 2x the national average.
There is great opportunity for women and great need for the talents women bring to the table, Meridith said, challenging women professionals to reach for success – however they define it for themselves.
“For every obstacle you face, instead think, ‘Where’s the opportunity?'”
Meridith went on to share these tips and strategies:
Meridith concluded the program saying, “If each and everyone of us is vested in the success of others, we will lift the entire community, country and world up.”