Viola Davis Receives THR’s Sherry Lansing Leadership Award: “Don’t Let Anyone Tell You Who You Are”

Actress Viola Davis was the recipient of The Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at the 2018 Hollywood Reporter’s Power 100 annual Women in Entertainment event, held at the Milk Studios in Los Angeles. And against the backdrop of an ongoing national debate on gender and racial inequality, Davis challenged her audience to strive for a more …

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My Worst Day in Business: Interview with Akinwumi Adesina, President of AfDB

Known as “Mr. Development,” Akinwumi Adesina is the President of the African Development Bank Group. Adesina has a mission to transform the African continent through initiatives that boost the agriculture sector, one he believes has the ability to transform Africa’s prosperity. Formerly Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development he was elected as the 8th …

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Inspiring! Meet Kenya’s First Female Marine Pilot, Elizabeth Marami

Meet Elizabeth Marami, Kenya’s first female marine pilot and a very energtic and inspiring figure. Marami was on her way to law school when she deferred her law studies to study Marine Technology, and since then, as she puts it she has “never looked back.” Marami shares her journey, challenges, successes, ambitions and hopes with …

Priyanka Chopra and Indra Nooyi on How to Break Barriers and Engage Billions (Video)

From the boardroom to the box office, Indra Nooyi and Priyanka Chopra weigh in on the extraordinary global communities they’ve built and the qualities that have fueled their success. Priyanka Chopra, Actress, Producer & Activist Indra Nooyi, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo Interviewer: Moira Forbes, Executive Vice President, Forbes Media; Publisher, ForbesWoman