On the Next Generation of Leaders:
For any country, stimulating economic growth and maintaining stability means investing in youth for a sustainable future. “Engaged youths, especially females are key to achieving global prosperity and peace,” says Tsegga S Medhin, the founder of The Pearl Leadership Institute (TPLI). We want to create an inclusive conversation of empowerment for women and girls in STEM careers. Our mission is “Transforming women/girls and economies forward faster” through connecting, transforming and leading tools.
Beyond her passion for creating economic empowerment opportunities for women and girls in STEM-related careers, she is the President of United Nations Women North Carolina Chapter. She also coaches emerging leaders to leverage their powerful voices to connect, transform and lead for change.
With over twenty years of experience in various executive roles at IBM and the private sector, Medhin, shares the challenges and lessons learned that shaped her role as a leader and how women are breaking down barriers in business for young girls.
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