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Power of Women in Business on Display at Global Summit of Women

The Global Summit of Women in Poland showcased the power of women in business and government to bring greater prosperity to the world’s economy. It was diversity in action.
- By Paul Lachhu

Offer innovative women in business an opportunity to gather in one place to leverage their collective power, and they come from the four corners of the world. That defines the 26-year-old annual Global Summit of Women held in Poland for the first time on June 9, 2016. Over a thousand women leaders in business and government in 74 countries gathered in Warsaw to advance the Summit’s theme: Women: Building an Inclusive Economy in the Digital Age. Led by Corporate Women Directors (CWDI) President Irene Natividad, the Summit clearly showcased the energy, enthusiasm, and success of women in business and government who are driving economic progress at an unparalleled rate. It was diversity in all its glory.

The Summit could have chosen the theme of “changing...

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