As the WISE100 awards ceremony fast approaches, it’s time to reveal our finalists for WISE100 Social Business Woman, Star of the Future, Social Investment Champion, Environmental Champion, and Equality & Empowerment Champion.
The serial social entrepreneur and co-founder of Catalyst 2030 has a string of awards to her name. But Jeroo Billimoria isn't done yet. She tells us why representation of Global South changemakers is still woefully behind.
PART 10: As a social entrepreneur, you need to be a bit of a maniac to think your unreasonable ideas will succeed. Just as vital, though, is an “inner minder”, who can tend to the boring but vital stuff – and tell the maniac to slow down sometimes.
PART 9: Leadership can be deeply fulfilling – but if the buck stops with you, you’re on your own. The key is knowing that bouts of intense isolation and loneliness don’t make you a bad leader. And if you expect it, you can find ways to deal with it.
PART 8: How do you handle a workplace drenched in sexism? Liam Black – who is himself still “unlearning the misogyny” that shaped his formative years – shares strategies taken by some of his female mentees. Plus: why men need to step up.
WISE Ways to Lead: Supporting employees through menstruation, fertility issues, pregnancy and menopause should be fundamental to a well-run social enterprise. Find out how you can be a great employer for all your staff in our latest webinar.
MY IMPACT CAREER: The Latimpacto CEO shares the ups and downs of a purpose-driven career path – from growing up amid the violence of 1980s Colombia, to corporate law, to leading a fast-growing network with staff across the continent.
PART 7: If you're a purpose-driven leader, you're likely to face resistance from people with a very different agenda to yours. From bullying bosses to game-playing business partners: how do you avoid getting drawn into the drama?